Posts Tagged ‘polls’

28 Percent of Women “Unsure” of Basic Facts of U.S. Independence

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Last month, the Marist Poll asked 1,004 U.S. residents: From which country did the United States win its independence? The results varied based on region, household income, race, age, and gender—while 81 percent of men responded that the U.S. won independence from Great Britain, only 67 percent of women could say the same. [...]

PBS Internet Poll Offends, Bores

On September 5th, PBS program NOW posted a poll on its Web site asking readers, Do you think Sarah Palin is qualified to serve as Vice President of the United States? Respondents were directed to voice their opinion by clicking "Yes" or "No."
Since then, the poll's become kind of a big deal. E-mails were circulated [...]