One of the main arguments against marijuana legalization is that it will inevitably increase underage people's access to marijuana, therefore increasing their use of the drug. But two studies released in the last month — one about Colorado … [Read more...]
40 Years Safe and Legal: Let’s Keep It That Way
This post was written by Nonnie S. Burnes, Board Chair & Interim CEO, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. From 1996 to 2007, Burnes served as a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts. A seventeen-year-old girl sits … [Read more...]
81% say hike taxes on the rich (NBC/WSJ poll)
The survey - which was conducted Feb. 24-28 of 1,000 adults (200 reached by cell phone), and which has an overall margin of error of plus-minus 3.1 percentage points - also listed 26 different ways to reduce the federal budget deficit. The … [Read more...]
New Suffolk Poll: Bellwether Waltham Goes Patrick
Waltham, apparently, is regarded as an electoral bellwether, with a history of going with the winner. Suffolk released a poll today that was taken over the weekend and shows Patrick up 47-40, with only 3 percent undecided. The … [Read more...]
Suffolk poll shows MA-Gov race largely unchanged
A new poll out from Suffolk University shows Governor Patrick holding roughly the same margin he's had over Charlie Baker for several months now, with Tim Cahill in the teens, and Jill Stein in low single digits. In other words, not … [Read more...]
Bad economy net plus for Republicans
In many of the polling-related posts on this site, there has been a regrettable tendency to blame the pollster rather than address the issue. Fortunately some Democratic pollsters look political reality in the face. For those of you … [Read more...]
Who do you favor TODAY for Kennedy’s replacement Jan 19?
Vote early and vote often ;-) … [Read more...]
Rasmussen Poll:MA US Senate Race
Last night I was polled by the Rasmussen Report (1st time ever) about 7:30 PM. The questions centered on the US Senate race but also included job performance on the MA Governor and US President. It also asked numerous questions about Curt … [Read more...]
Hit The Sun for Deval!
Today's online poll at the Lowell Sun, to be published in tomorrow's paper: If the election for governor were held today, who would you vote for? Total Votes = 437 Deval Patrick 53 Votes, or 12.12 % Kerry Healey 109 Votes, or 24.94 … [Read more...]
Poll: Are you secretly happy John Kerry lost in 2004?
Delayed gratification is good for the soul. This year, after 8 grueling years, we could get exactly what we want on November 4. Personally, as much as I like John Kerry and think he would have made a solid President (especially juxtaposed … [Read more...]
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