A new University of Delaware poll found that a large majority of Americans carry a deep level of distrust for virtually every governing, media, and political institution in America. Only the military gained a positive rating with 72% trusting; the media and Hollywood were the least trusted.
College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study from Tufts University’s Tisch College, which today released an analysis of the voting patterns of millions of students.
With the 2018 state primary election now one year away, voters in Florida give a slight edge to Sen. Bill Nelson over current Gov. Rick Scott in a hypothetical matchup in the U.S. Senate race. Voters, however, are still widely undecided on the candidates vying to be the state’s next governor, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative. U.S. President Donald Trump’s job approval rating stands at 37 percent, up slightly from his 35 percent approval rating in BEPI’s June survey.