Archive: Enumerati
Trump’s Actual Support Overall Is About 8%


Actual percentage of voters in the U.S. electorate who support Donald Trump, according to Nate Silver at “Right now, [Trump] has 25 to 30% of the vote in polls among the roughly 25% of Americans who identify as Republican,” Silver writes. “That’s something like 6 to 8 percent of the electorate overall, or about the same share of people who think the Apollo moon landings were faked.”

Sanders Has Highest Approval Rating of Any Senator


Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) approval rating among his own constituents, the highest of any United States senator, a new Morning Consult survey finds.

Obama Approval Rating Falls Amid Terrorism Fears


Presidential Obama’s approval rating, with 50% disapproving, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll. The fall has been driven almost entirely by concerns about terrorism and refugees.

About Half of Americans Think the Government Should Provide Healthcare


Of adults said the government should ensure the health care coverage of all Americans, according to a new Gallup survey released Monday. That is slightly more than the 47 percent of Americans who said it is not the government’s responsibility, though the difference is still within the poll’s margin of error.

Most Americans Don’t Think Obama Has a Plan on How to Deal with ISIS


Of Americans think President Obama has a clear plan for dealing with ISIS, the lowest number yet recorded, according to a new CBS News poll. Sixty-six percent do not think he has a clear plan — a new high. “Large majorities of Republicans and independents say the President doesn’t have a clear plan, and almost half of Democrats (40%) agree. More Democrats (45%) say he doesn’t have a plan than say he does.”

Americans Trust Clinton More than Trump to Deal Effectively with Terrorism

50% to 42%

Margin by which more Americans say they trust Hillary Clinton to handle the threat of terrorism than Donald Trump, who leads the Republican field and responded to the Paris terrorist attacks by calling for heightened surveillance of mosques and redoubling his opposition to allowing Syrian refugees to settle in the U.S., a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds.

Trump Tops GOP Field Nationally Four Months in a Row


Number of consecutive months Donald Trump has led the GOP primary field. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds Donald Trump leading the GOP field with 32%, followed by Ben Carson at 22%, Marco Rubio at 11%, Ted Cruz at 8% and Jeb Bush at 6%. No other candidate has more than 4% nationally. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton leads with 60%, followed by Bernie Sanders at 34% and Martin O’Malley at 3%.

A new Fox News poll also shows Trump expanding his lead to 28%, followed by Carson by 18%, Cruz at 14%, Rubio at 14% and Bush at 5%.

Majority of Americans Agrees with GOP on Syrian Refugees


Of Americans say the nation should not continue a program to resettle up to 10,000 Syrian refugees, according to a new Bloomberg poll. Just 28% would keep the program with the screening process as it now exists, while 11% said they would favor a limited program to accept only Syrian Christians while excluding Muslims.

More than Half of U.S. Governors Against Admitting Syrian Refugees


Number of U.S. Governors who say they are opposed to letting Syrian refugees seek asylum in their state. “The political calculus behind these gestures becomes apparent when you look at new polling data released today by the Public Religion Research Institute, which finds that a majority of Americans — 56 percent — say that the values of Islam are “at odds” with America’s values and way of life. This is up significantly from 2011, when only 47 percent of Americans said this.”

De Blasio Disappointing NYC Whites


Of white New Yorkers approve of the Democratic mayor’s performance, and 59% now disapprove, up sharply from the start of his term, a new New York Times/Siena College poll finds. “Nearly half say that the city is a worse place to live under his watch — only 9% say it is better — and 51% say New York is now less safe, even as crime statistics reach historic lows.”