Quinnipiac Poll

Election 2014
7:48 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Polls Put FitzGerald 22 Points Behind Kasich In November

Ed Fitzgerald (left) has had a difficult campaign for governor, and has fallen far behind incumbent John Kasich in the polls.
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 A new independent poll of likely voters shows some bad news for Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald. The latest Quinnipiac poll has likely voters backing Republican incumbent John Kasich at 57 percent, compared to 35 percent for FitzGerald, the Democratic Cuyahoga County Executive. The poll also shows Kasich gets support from a full quarter of Democratic voters, and nearly half of those surveyed say they still don’t know enough about FitzGerald to form an opinion.

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Politics
8:00 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Poll Finds Ohioans Split On Gay Marriage

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A new poll finds that Ohioans are closely divided when it comes to gay marriage. A Quinnipiac  University poll released Monday shows that 50 percent of Ohio voters support gay marriage while 44 percent are against it.

The survey also finds that Ohio voters under age 30 overwhelmingly back the idea while those 65 and older opposed it.

Gay marriage supporters are working to put the issue back on the Ohio ballot in November. There also have been recent lawsuits aimed at seeking the recognition of gay marriage in Ohio.

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Healthcare
12:20 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

New Poll Shows Pluarality of Ohioans Surveyed Like Medicaid Expansion Proposal

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows 48 percent of Ohio voters agree with Republican Governor Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid in the buckeye state while 42 percent oppose the idea. 

But when the poll is broken down into party affiliations, Democrats support it 71 percent to 22 percent and Independents support it 48 to 43 percent. 

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Politics
8:04 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Poll: Ohio Gov. Approval Best Since Taking Office

A new poll finds that Gov. John Kasich's job approval rating is its highest since taking office two years ago.

It's also the first time his approval rating has been above 50 percent.

The poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut shows 53 percent of Ohioans give Kasich a passing grade while 32 percent disapprove of his performance.

Just a year ago, his approval rating with was under 40 percent.

Statewide News
8:35 am
Fri December 14, 2012

New Poll Shows Ohioans Might Not Be Ready to Legalize Pot or Allow Gay Marriage

There might be support for legalizing marijuana and allowing gay marriage in some states but a new poll shows both issues might lose if Ohio voters weighed in right now. 

Just last week, a Quinnpiac University National poll showed support for legalizing marijuana by a margin of 51 to 44 percent.  But a new Quinnipiac University Poll of Ohioans shows the issue is tied here in the buckeye state at 47 percent. 

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