Quinnipiac Poll http://wyso.org en Poll Finds Ohioans Split On Gay Marriage http://wyso.org/post/poll-finds-ohioans-split-gay-marriage <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A new poll finds that Ohioans are closely divided when it comes to gay marriage. </span><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A Quinnipiac&nbsp; University poll released Monday shows that 50 percent of Ohio voters support gay marriage while 44 percent are against it.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The survey also finds that Ohio voters under age 30 overwhelmingly back the idea while those 65 and older opposed it.</span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 46345 at http://wyso.org Poll Finds Ohioans Split On Gay Marriage New Poll Shows Pluarality of Ohioans Surveyed Like Medicaid Expansion Proposal http://wyso.org/post/new-poll-shows-pluarality-ohioans-surveyed-medicaid-expansion-proposal <p>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.&nbsp;</p><p>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.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:20:16 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 29727 at http://wyso.org Poll: Ohio Gov. Approval Best Since Taking Office http://wyso.org/post/poll-ohio-gov-approval-best-taking-office <p>A new poll finds that Gov. John Kasich's job approval rating is its highest since taking office two years ago.</p><p>It's also the first time his approval rating has been above 50 percent.</p><p>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.</p><p>Just a year ago, his approval rating with was under 40 percent.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 29648 at http://wyso.org New Poll Shows Ohioans Might Not Be Ready to Legalize Pot or Allow Gay Marriage http://wyso.org/post/new-poll-shows-ohioans-might-not-be-ready-legalize-pot-or-allow-gay-marriage <p>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.&nbsp;</p><p>Just last week, a Quinnpiac University National poll showed support for legalizing marijuana by a margin of 51 to 44 percent.&nbsp; But a new Quinnipiac University Poll of Ohioans shows the issue is tied here in the buckeye state at 47 percent.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 26384 at http://wyso.org Poll Finds Obama Edges Ahead Of Romney, Large Margin From GOP Hopefuls http://wyso.org/post/poll-finds-obama-edges-ahead-romney-large-margin-gop-hopefuls <p>A new independent poll says Mitt Romney and President Obama are running neck and neck in Ohio and two other key swing states. From member station WOSU, Steve Brown reports. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 22:25:30 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 6692 at http://wyso.org