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    A record 15.9 percent of Generation Z Americans now identify as LGBTQ, according to a new poll. Gallup on Wednesday published its latest update on LGBTQ identification among the American population and found that an estimated one in six Americans aged between 18 and 23 years old say they are LGBTQ. This dropped to less than two percent in respondents who were born before 1965, the survey said. The results, based on more than 15,000 interviews conducted throughout 2020 with Americans aged 18 and older, also estimated that a record 5.6 percent of all Americans now identify as LGBTQ. The majority of those respondents say they are bisexual. The estimate equaled a 1.1 percent increase since the poll was last conducted in 2017. It marks the largest increase since the survey began in 2012 with an estimated 18 million adults in America identifying as LGBTQ last year.  A record...
    A majority of New Yorkers plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it is made available, though a large portion still does not plan on getting vaccinated, according to a newly released Siena College poll. Poll Do You Plan On Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine When You Are Eligible? Yes. No. Undecided. Submit Vote View Results Subscribe to the results of this poll We'll send you an email when the poll is complete. Subscribe Get Daily Voice in your inbox as well Current Results Do You Plan On Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine When You Are Eligible? Yes. 0% No. 0% Undecided. 0% Back to Vote Subscribe to the results The poll found that 16 percent of voters have already been vaccinated, while 59 percent plan to receive a shot when they are eligible and an appointment is available. Conversely, 22 percent of...
    New Yorkers largely support the job New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has done, though many are ready for someone else to take over for him in Albany when he is up for re-election next year, according to a new Zogby poll. The poll found that 55 percent was positive, while 45 percent said it was negative. Less than a quarter of surveyed likely voters rated his job performance as "excellent" and a third said his job performance was "good." Upstate, 46 percent rated Cuomo’s job performance as positive, while the numbers skewed in his favor downstate, with 55 percent approving his performance. Cuomo was also favored in large cities (71 percent positive) and by African Americans (70 percent positive). Cuomo, who earned an Emmy award for his daily COVID-19 briefings, received decent marks for his handling of the pandemic, with 56 saying it was positive, and 44 percent negative, though...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating has held relatively steady, rising slightly during his handling of the pandemic, according to a new Siena College poll. Poll Do You Support New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo? Yes No I don't know. Submit Vote View Results Subscribe to the results of this poll We'll send you an email when the poll is complete. Subscribe Get Daily Voice in your inbox as well Current Results Do You Support New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo? Yes 0% No 0% I don't know. 0% Back to Vote Subscribe to the results The latest numbers found that Cuomo has a 57 percent favorability rating, with a 39 percent unfavorable rating, up 1 percent from the latest poll released in November. According to the poll, Cuomo’s job performance rating is up to a 56 percent favorability rate, while 63...
    The majority of Americans say they are unlikely to comply with another possible lockdown as COVID-19 cases continue to mount across the country, according to a newly released poll. Poll Would You Be Willing To Comply With A 30-Day COVID-19 Lockdown? Yes. No. Depends on the numbers. Submit Vote View Results Subscribe to the results of this poll We'll send you an email when the poll is complete. Subscribe Get Daily Voice in your inbox as well Current Results Would You Be Willing To Comply With A 30-Day COVID-19 Lockdown? Yes. 0% No. 100% Depends on the numbers. 0% Back to Vote Subscribe to the results The latest Gallup poll found that 49 percent of Americans said they would be likely to stay home for a month if recommended by public health officials due to an outbreak of the virus. The number is...
    Warning: This Social Security Full Retirement Age Trap Could Snare You This Aston Martin-Designed Sylvan Rock House Is a Cool $7.7 Million A New Poll Reveals Only 2 in 3 Parents Intend to Get Their Kids Flu Vaccines This Year Between the onset of cold weather and the fact people will naturally be spending more time among crowds indoors, some experts are worried about a twindemic, or the potential convergence of our annual flu season with an expected "second wave" of coronavirus cases, in the fall and winter. Given the circumstances, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released guidelines recommending that everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot by the end of October. According to a new poll from Michigan Medicine and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, however, one in three parents don't plan to get their kids flu vaccines this year, which could be...
    Most New York State residents still plan on voting in person on Election Day, despite a push for mail-in balloting amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new Siena College poll released Friday. The poll results come amid a problem-plagued rollout of mail-in ballots in New York City and on Long Island, leading Brooklyn state Sen. Zellnor Myrie to plead with New Yorkers to vote in person unless it’s absolutely necessary they stay home. Fifty-four percent of the 504 likely-voter New Yorkers surveyed between Sept. 27 and 29 indicated that they plan to do just that, personally heading to the polls on Nov. 3. Another 17 percent of respondents said that they plan on casting a ballot in person, but beating the crowds by taking advantage of early voting. The third most popular option was voting by mail, which 16 percent of New Yorkers said they would use. The remaining...
    Although 90 percent of Chamber of Commerce executives said that business conditions in their municipalities have worsened, only 55 percent expect improvement before the end of 2021, according to a new poll by the Siena College Research Institute. According to the poll, which surveyed 796 chamber of commerce members throughout the country over the course of August, 32 percent of executives felt that business conditons in their districts would deteriorate even further than they already have amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  Sixty-one percent of those polled reported that their chamber's members were pessimistic about the economic future of their area's businesses.  Only 23 percent of those polled said that it was almost certain that the U.S. would definitely pull back from this most recent recession by or before the end of 2021.  Forty-three percent of those polled said economic conditions would likely improve--however, a less optimistic 34 percent said that it was...
    A strong majority of New Yorkers say completely opening schools runs too great a risk of spreading COVID-19 despite how hard not opening is on kids and families, according to a brand-new poll. The Siena College Research Institute statewide poll was conducted Thursday, Aug. 20 through Thursday, April 27 by random telephone calls to 343 adults via landline and cell phones and 402 responses drawn from a proprietary panel of New Yorkers. A total of 32 percent agreed that "we have to bring the children back to school and do our best to mitigate the risks." By an even wider margin, New Yorkers surveyed said colleges should only deliver remote education for the fall semester and not bring students back to campus, 66 to 27 percent. Here's how those surveyed view three general approaches to reopening schools: 46 percent are in favor of keeping schools closed for now and...
    Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona, North Carolina and Wisconsin – three states key to helping secure the incumbent president’s victory in 2016, a new poll conducted by Fox News has revealed. Conducted after the conclusion of both national conventions, the surveys found that support for Trump’s re-election has fallen below his 2016 vote share in each state. Biden’s advantage was found to be coming from strong support among female and suburban voters. Furthermore, suburban women in all three states said they trust Biden over Trump to handle the coronavirus pandemic and criminal justice matters. The interest in the election for supporters of each camp was found to be relatively even.  Democratic nominee Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona, North Carolina and Wisconsin – three states key to helping secure the incumbent president’s victory in 2016, a new poll conducted by Fox News shows....
    More than half of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak according to a new CNN poll, and a majority say they're "embarrassed" by the country's response.  CNN polled 1,108 individuals via telephone between Aug. 12 and Aug. 15. A disproportionate number of individuals living in 15 battleground states, 305, were included.  Thirty-one percent of those polled described themselves as Democrats, 27 percent identified as Republicans, and the rest were unaffiliated or a member of a third party. President Donald Trump could be doing more to combat the pandemic, said 62 percent of those polled. The remaining 38 percent said that the president is doing "everything he can" to combat the outbreak.   Fifty-eight percent of those contacted outright disapprove of the way the pandemic has been handled.  Comparatively, 48 percent told pollsters they disapproved in early March.    Fifty-five percent said that they felt the worst...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a nine-point lead over President Donald Trump as both candidates gear up for nominating conventions in the next two weeks, a new national poll shows.  The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Sunday found that 50 percent of US voters intend to vote for Biden this November, compared with 41 percent backing Trump.  However, the results show that Biden has failed to create much enthusiasm among the electorate as his positive rating stands at 39 percent - a five point increase from the outlets' previous poll last month.   'This poll is a warning for Democrats and the Biden team that there is still a lot of work to be done,' Peter Hart, a Democratic pollster who worked on the survey told the Wall Street Journal.   A new national poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden holds a nine-point lead over President Donald...
    Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump by seven points nationwide as new poll reveals more than 50 per cent of respondents disapprove of the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and other top issues.  According to the Fox News poll, 49 per cent of respondents back the former vice president compared to the 42 per cent who are throwing their support behind Trump.  The poll, which was conducted days before Biden announced his running mate, California Sen Kamala Harris, showed that nine per cent of participants are undecided or revealed that they would back a third-party candidate.  Scroll down for video   According to the Fox News poll , 49 per cent of respondents back the former vice president compared to the 42 per cent who are throwing their support behind Trump The poll, which was conducted days before Biden announced his running mate, California Sen Kamala Harris,...
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