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Most Virginians expected to spend more than $500 on gifts amid high inflation: Report ABC 13

...the highest inflation in 39 years. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A new Roanoke College spending report says high prices won’t stop 65% of Virginians from spending at least as much...

Published: 11/28/22 12:09 pm Read More

Despite inflation, Virginians expected to spend more this holiday season than last year WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...than last year. “A lot of people actually anticipate spending more than they did last year,” said Roanoke College economics professor Dr. Alice Kassens. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics finding consumer...

Published: 11/27/22 5:59 am Read More

Schapiro: ’24 may be Youngkin's first, best and last chance for president Franklin News-Post

...last chance for the White House. Were he to give all to his day job — as a majority of voters told a Roanoke College poll in August he should — he could leave the governorship in 2026 and run in 2028 potentially...

Published: 11/23/22 12:35 am Read More

Schapiro: Youngkin's national gambit not without peril at home Franklin News-Post

...focus is far more provincial. And maybe voters are wise to Youngkin's shtick. A poll this week by Roanoke College shows his approval rating among Virginians improving - up to 55% from 53% - but just over...

Published: 10/20/22 8:20 am Read More

Why is Youngkin’s popularity going up? Cardinal News

...methodologies, and all that – but directionally speaking, the CNU poll is in line with an earlier poll by Roanoke College. That poll found Youngkin’s approval rating ticking up from 53% in May to 55% in August....

Published: 10/17/22 2:18 am Read More

Poll Highlights New Youngkin Approval Numbers The Republican Standard

...since then, polls from other organizations have found Youngkin’s favorability to be higher, with Roanoke College reporting a 55 percent approval rating at the end of August. The latest CNU poll was conducted...

Published: 10/14/22 6:17 pm Read More

Youngkin is ‘hugging everyone.’ Is that the right approach? Cardinal News

...August. Will voters lose patience with Youngkin’s nascent campaign? They haven’t yet; the most recent Roanoke College poll showed his approval rating going up, not down. Will Republican legislators lose patience?...

Published: 10/3/22 2:50 am Read More

Kiggans suggests support for abortion ban after 15 weeks WVEC ABC 13 Norfolk

...life of the mother. Her comments on the abortion issue's importance contradict a recent poll from Roanoke College, which found that a majority of Virginians support some form of abortion rights. In the...

Published: 9/15/22 10:21 am Read More

Trump thinks Youngkin is a contender. Is he? Cardinal News

...Trump sure thinks so. Trump used his Truth Social account last week to post the result of the recent Roanoke College poll that showed Trump would beat Youngkin in a hypothetical matchup in Virginia. “Helped...

Published: 9/13/22 2:18 am Read More

Leahy: Polling Shows Youngkin’s Strength and Biden’s Liability in Virginia Bearing Drift

...November ballot. But first, let’s get a read on the commonwealth’s political landscape. A recent Roanoke College poll of the general public shows tough sledding for Democrats on the ballot this year and...

Published: 9/8/22 6:54 am Read More

Polling shows Youngkin’s strength and Biden’s liability in Virginia Washington Post

...November ballot. But first, let’s get a read on the commonwealth’s political landscape. A recent Roanoke College poll of the general public shows tough sledding for Democrats on the ballot this year and...

Published: 9/7/22 6:49 pm Read More

Schapiro: Youngkin's national gambit not without peril at home Roanoke Times

...focus is far more provincial. And maybe voters are wise to Youngkin’s shtick. A poll this week by Roanoke College shows his approval rating among Virginians improving — up to 55% from 53% — but just over...

Published: 9/5/22 11:09 pm Read More

New congressional districts add uncertainty to Virginia midterm elections Richmond Times Dispatch

...face some residual headwinds in Virginia. Biden had a job approval rating in Virginia of 41% in a Roanoke College poll released Aug. 30, a slight uptick from his 38% level in May. His August unfavorable...

Published: 9/3/22 3:31 pm Read More

Youngkin approval rises but Republicans want Trump WAVY 10 Hampton Roads

...presidential run. A poll released Tuesday by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College shows Youngkin’s approval moving up from 53% to 55% from a similar poll in May, with the...

Published: 9/1/22 10:59 pm Read More

Poll: Youngkin's approval up, but most Virginians don't want him to run for president WVEC ABC 13 Norfolk

...office, but a majority also doesn't want him to run for president in 2024, the results from the latest Roanoke College poll found. The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at the college interviewed...

Published: 9/1/22 6:04 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll shows Virginians’ opinions on political topics WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Va. (WFXR) — Between Aug. 7 and Aug. 16, the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College conducted interviewed 640 Virginians as part of a poll about topics ranging from the state...

Published: 9/1/22 5:49 pm Read More

Poll results show Virginians approve of Gov. Youngkin’s leadership, don’t want him to run for President Results of a Roanoke College poll break down Virginians’ view on certain areas of politics WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Virginians approve of Gov. Youngkin’s leadership, don’t want him to run for President Results of a Roanoke College poll break down Virginians’ view on certain areas of politics McKinley Strother, Weekend...

Published: 9/1/22 11:53 am Read More

Youngkin approval numbers up in Virginia, but Republican voters still prefer Trump for President Shore Daily News

...May, according to a new poll published Tuesday by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Youngkin’s disapproval rating remains at 35%. The small uptick comes from Republican sentiment,...

Published: 9/1/22 6:30 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows most Virginians don’t want Gov. Youngkin in presidential race WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...Aug. 31, 2022 at 5:11 PM EDT|Updated: 4 hours ago CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A new poll from Roanoke College shows that Governor Glenn Youngkin’s approval rating is going up, however that does not mean...

Published: 8/31/22 9:35 pm Read More

Poll results show Virginians approve of Gov. Youngkin’s leadership, don’t want him to run for President WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Virginians’ approval rate of Governor Glenn Youngkin is increasing, according to results of a new Roanoke College poll, but an overwhelming amount want him to remain in Richmond and not Washington D.C.

Published: 8/31/22 8:41 am Read More

Latest RC Poll on the Governor, Supreme Court, Ukraine etc. WFIR News

The latest Roanoke College Poll conducted this month takes a look at how Virginians feel about the Governor, the war in Ukraine and abortion. More from WFIR’s Taylor Sherill: Copyright © 2022. All Rights...

Published: 8/31/22 7:44 am Read More

Virginia poll: Governor Youngkin, you’re doing a good job, but don’t run for president WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

Published: Aug. 30, 2022 at 11:24 AM EDT|Updated: 11 hours ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll Release) - Governor Youngkin’s approval rate in Virginia is on the upswing, according to results...

Published: 8/30/22 10:15 pm Read More

Youngkin approval and favorability ratings in rare ‘majority’ territory The Washington Examiner

...unexpected ease in last fall’s election has surged to a 55% approval rating in the just-released Roanoke College poll. What’s more, Youngkin has a favorable/unfavorable rating of 51%-37%, which is also...

Published: 8/30/22 9:39 pm Read More

Glenn Youngkin Approval Rises in Virginia as Joe Biden’s Remains Underwater breitbart.com

A majority of Virginians approve of Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin in his first year in office, while President Joe Biden’s approval is still underwater in the Commonwealth, according to a survey.

Published: 8/30/22 9:36 am Read More

Poll: Youngkin Job-Approval Rating Hits 55 Percent National Review

A new poll by Roanoke College shows GOP governor Glenn Youngkin’s job-approval rating ticking up to 55 percent in Virginia, while President Biden’s job-approval rating is at a dismal 39 percent in a state he carried 54 percent to 44 percent in the 2020 presidential election.

Published: 8/30/22 9:36 am Read More

RC Poll: A majority of Virginians have a favorable view of Youngkin for the first time WVTF Public Radio Roanoke

A majority of Virginians have a favorable view of Governor Glenn Youngkin in new polling from Roanoke College.

Published: 8/30/22 9:36 am Read More

Virginians consumer expectations rise as gas prices drop WTOP Radio

...according to a new quarterly poll about the economy. The Virginia Consumer Sentiment Report, done by Roanoke College, shows the largest jump in consumer expectations in more than four years. The increase...

Published: 8/24/22 8:39 am Read More

Virginians feeling better about economic conditions WFIR News

Alice Kassens Roanoke College photo Perhaps due to the perceived stronger economy in the Commonwealth, the latest phone survey conducted quarterly this month by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research...

Published: 8/24/22 7:32 am Read More

Consumer sentiment rebounds in Roanoke College survey WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 8:30 PM EDT|Updated: 14 minutes ago SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - A new poll from Roanoke College indicates Virginians are feeling more optimistic about their finances and the future of the...

Published: 8/23/22 8:46 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll Points To Consumer Sentiment Rebound WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 6:57 PM EDT|Updated: moments ago Recording of daily evening newscast.

Published: 8/23/22 7:01 pm Read More

Consumer expectations rise as gasoline prices drop Richmond Times Dispatch

Consumer expectations have gone up in Virginia as gasoline prices have come down, according to a new quarterly poll measuring how people feel about the economy. The Virginia Consumer Sentiment Report, issued by Roanoke College on Tuesday, shows the largest quarterly boost in public expectations in

Published: 8/23/22 9:36 am Read More

Straining to Be Heard Richmondmag

...Bush, in 2004. With most Virginians supporting at least some access to abortion (88%, according to a Roanoke College poll released in early June), state Democrats are expected to push abortion rights to the...

Published: 8/3/22 11:07 am Read More

Anti-abortion zeal among rural GOP lawmakers may be toxic to Republicans running in suburbs Virginia Mercury

...support a right to legal abortions. But the issue is nuanced, not binary, as indicated in a statewide Roanoke College poll from May. Fifty-three percent of respondents said abortion should be legal some of the...

Published: 7/18/22 1:20 am Read More

Efforts to protect abortion rights ramp up in Virginia as Governor Youngkin doubles down on 15-week ban WUSA 9 News

...controlled by Republicans, we have to find a way to get things done,” he said. A poll released by Roanoke College in June, before the Supreme Court decision, found only 11% of Virginians believe abortion...

Published: 7/11/22 8:13 pm Read More

Virginia shows signs of shifting back toward GOP WRIC abc 8

...everywhere in Virginia,” said Gianni Snidle, a spokesperson at the Virginia Democratic Party. A Roanoke College poll released last month found that 88 percent of Virginians said they felt that the procedure...

Published: 7/11/22 6:23 pm Read More

‘We are not backing down’ Richmondmag

...the call. A clear majority of Virginians support abortion rights, according to recent polling. A Roanoke College poll released in early June found that 88% of Virginians support the right to an abortion...

Published: 6/27/22 9:26 am Read More

‘Like waking up in a brave, new and terrible world’: Protesters gather in Norfolk after overturning of Roe v. Wade Newport News Daily Press

...access to abortion.” Daywatch Weekdays Start your morning with today's local news > A Roanoke College Poll conducted in May found 88% of Virginians say abortion should be legal under some or...

Published: 6/26/22 2:35 pm Read More

'Like waking up in a brave, new and terrible world’: Protesters gather in Norfolk after overturning of Roe v. Wade Yahoo News

Hundreds gathered late Sunday morning in Lafayette Park with a common goal — to talk about abortion. “It’s insanity that when my mother was young — when she was of reproductive age — she had more rights to her body in 1973 than I have in 2022,” said Khadijah Grubbs, of Norfolk.

Published: 6/26/22 9:57 am Read More

Abortion ruling joins inflation as key issue in Va. congressional contests Waynesboro News Viriginian

...President Joe Biden’s job approval rating in the state has dropped to 37%, according to a recent Roanoke College poll, creating headwinds for Democrats in tight congressional contests. People are also...

Published: 6/25/22 9:59 pm Read More

Western Virginians respond to end of Roe v. Wade Culpepper Star Exponent

...access health care as a result of this radical decision.” Roanoke College political science professor Todd Peppers agreed with Warner, saying Supreme Court decisions are increasingly less focused on law. ...

Published: 6/25/22 2:31 pm Read More

Abortion ruling joins inflation as key issue in Va. congressional contests Richmond Times Dispatch

...President Joe Biden's job approval rating in the state has dropped to 37%, according to a recent Roanoke College poll, creating headwinds for Democrats in tight congressional contests. People are also...

Published: 6/25/22 1:42 pm Read More

Western Virginians respond to end of Roe v. Wade Roanoke Times

...legislatures across the country,” Warner said in a statement. Roanoke College political science professor Todd Peppers agreed with Warner, saying Supreme Court decisions are increasingly less focused on law. ...

Published: 6/24/22 7:35 pm Read More

Rise and fall Roanoke Times

...as inflation climbed to a record high and squeezed household budgets, according to a new poll from Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment dropped...

Published: 6/19/22 12:12 am Read More

EDITORIAL: A promising start, a worrisome future Culpepper Star Exponent

...he has pledged to end. The most notable is abortion, which most Virginians support, according to a Roanoke College poll. You’re doing well on one front, governor; don’t let the extremists derail your good...

Published: 6/12/22 6:31 am Read More

Editorial: A promising start, a worrisome future Martinsville Bulletin

...he has pledged to end. The most notable is abortion, which most Virginians support, according to a Roanoke College poll. You’re doing well on one front, governor; don’t let the extremists derail your good...

Published: 6/12/22 12:38 am Read More

Schapiro: A governor's dual — and dueling — audiences Roanoke Times

...average of three surveys conducted since February — one each by Christopher Newport University and Roanoke College, the third by Public Policy Polling for a former Democratic House speaker, Eileen Filler-Corn...

Published: 6/11/22 12:25 am Read More

Schapiro: A governor's dual - and dueling - audiences Richmond Times Dispatch

...average of three surveys conducted since February - one each by Christopher Newport University and Roanoke College, the third by Public Policy Polling for a former Democratic House speaker, Eileen Filler-Corn...

Published: 6/8/22 5:24 pm Read More

Youngkin more popular than Biden in Virginia, poll finds The Washington Times

...commonwealth than President Biden. A new survey by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College found that Mr. Youngkin’s approval rating increased to 53% from 50% in February. His disapproval...

Published: 6/7/22 12:36 pm Read More

Youngkin is more popular in Virginia than Biden is, poll says Cardinal News

...Virginians don’t seem to agree with that assessment of the state’s political landscape. The latest Roanoke College poll, which came out Friday, shows that Virginians seem reasonably happy with the job Youngkin...

Published: 6/7/22 2:12 am Read More

Editorial: A promising start, a worrisome future Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

...has pledged to end. The most notable is abortion, which most Virginian’s support, according to a Roanoke College poll. You’re doing well on one front, governor; don’t let the extremists derail your good...

Published: 6/6/22 7:18 pm Read More

Virginia Poll Numbers Are Telling You Just One Thing Bearing Drift

Then again, neither is Roanoke College — whose polling showed a far different and rosier picture for Virginia Republicans. A caveat about all polling. Like Rasmussen or any other polling firm, it isn’t enough just to poll the electorate as-is, but rather as a forecasting of where you think the publ

Published: 6/6/22 4:23 pm Read More

More Virginians support Republican Gov. Youngkin, Roanoke College poll shows WVEC ABC 13 Norfolk

The Roanoke College poll found that 53% of Virginians approved of Youngkin, up from 50% in February, while his disapproval dropped to 35%, down from 41%. NORFOLK, Va. — A new poll from Roanoke College...

Published: 6/6/22 3:49 pm Read More

Polls: Youngkin Has Positive Job Approval, Biden Approval Declining The Republican Standard

Governor Glenn Youngkin has net positive job approval in two polls released Friday. A Roanoke College poll has the governor at 53 percent approval and 35 percent disapproval while a Public Policy Polling survey has him at 43 percent approval, 34 percent disapproval. The Roanoke results are up from

Published: 6/4/22 4:23 pm Read More

New Roanoke College Poll Shows Few Virginians Happy With Government WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 9:35 PM EDT|Updated: 29 minutes ago Updated: Jun. 2, 2022 at 5:23 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 1, 2022 at 6:37 PM EDT Updated: May. 31, 2022 at 6:57 PM EDT Updated: May. 31, 2022...

Published: 6/3/22 10:05 pm Read More

Poll shows Youngkin's approval rating up, Biden down, agreement on Ukraine conflict ABC 13

At Roanoke College, The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) interviewed 648 adult residents in Virginia about hot button topics. (Denis Tangney Jr./Getty Images via Canva Pro) ROANOKE, Va....

Published: 6/3/22 4:35 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Youngkin Approval Up, Biden Approval Down Roanoke Star

...versus 75% approval now). Approval of President Joe Biden’s job continues to decline according to the Roanoke College Poll, now at 37%, down from its previous low of 41% in February. That decline is seen across...

Published: 6/3/22 3:43 pm Read More

Roanoke poll: Virginians warming to Youngkin, favor abortion rights Washington Post

...President Biden and more adamant that abortion rights should be protected by law, according to a Roanoke College poll. Youngkin’s approval rating in the poll out Friday did not change significantly from...

Published: 6/3/22 3:40 pm Read More

RC Poll finds Youngkin up; Biden, Trump favorability down WFIR News

A Roanoke College Poll of 648 Virginia residents statewide in late May finds Governor Youngkin’s approval rate up slightly to 53 percent from the previous quarterly survey, with President Biden’s approval...

Published: 6/3/22 2:19 pm Read More

Poll: Youngkin approval up, Biden approval down, majority of Virginians support abortion in some capacity WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 10:54 AM EDT|Updated: seconds ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke College poll found a majority of Virginians approve of the job Governor Glenn Youngkin has done in his nearly...

Published: 6/3/22 10:59 am Read More

Youngkin trumps Biden in Va. job-performance poll Arlington Sun Gazette

...disapprove, according to a newly released poll from the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College. Youngkin’s approval rating hovers near where then-Gov. Ralph Northam’s approval ratings...

Published: 3/5/22 8:18 am Read More

Poll: Youngkin More Popular Than Biden in Virginia National Review

A new poll from Roanoke College shows that recently elected Republican governor Glenn Youngkin is more popular than President Joe Biden in the state. The survey was conducted between February 7 and February 16 — well before the conflict broke out in Ukraine, it should be noted — by Roanoke College’

Published: 3/4/22 10:42 am Read More

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s approval rating at 50%, Roanoke College poll shows Researchers at the college interviewed 605 adults in Virginia for the poll WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s approval rating at 50%, Roanoke College poll shows Researchers at the college interviewed 605 adults in Virginia for the poll Jazmine Otey, Digital/Social Producer Published:...

Published: 3/3/22 3:32 pm Read More

Half of Virginians approve of Youngkin’s job performance, new poll shows WAVY 10 Hampton Roads

...another survey released last week. But there are key differences between the two polls to consider. A Roanoke College poll released Monday has 50 percent of Virginians approving of Gov. Youngkin’s time in office...

Published: 3/3/22 11:29 am Read More

Gov. Youngkin has 50% approval rating, less support for school mask mandate removal, poll shows Newport News Daily Press

...Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin has a 50% approval rating nearly two months into his term. But the Roanoke College’s February 2022 Political Poll found less support for an executive order Youngkin implemented...

Published: 3/3/22 10:43 am Read More

Half of Virginians approve of Gov. Youngkin WDVM

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A new poll has Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s approval rating at 50 percent, a nine-point difference from another survey released last week. But there are key differences between the two polls to consider. A Roanoke College poll released Monday has 50 percent of Virginians approving o

Published: 3/3/22 10:42 am Read More

Virginians still divided on Gov. Youngkin, new poll says ABC 13

...Carilion Health in Roanoke, Virginia. (Credit: WSET) ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A new poll from the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research shows Virginians remain divided on Republican Governor...

Published: 3/3/22 2:31 am Read More

Virginians narrowly approve of Youngkin and his handling of pandemic, poll finds Washington Post

...pandemic, according to a poll released Tuesday from the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Fifty percent of Virginia adults said they approve of the job Youngkin (R) is doing overall,...

Published: 3/2/22 6:34 pm Read More

Glenn Youngkin’s approval rating at 50%, Roanoke College poll shows WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

Published: March 2, 2022, 6:12 PM The partisan divide remains strong in Virginia, according to a new poll from Roanoke College.

Published: 3/2/22 6:20 pm Read More

Birth rates rise from pandemic lows – these states saw the biggest increases, decreases WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...June by one percent and three precent, respectively. (National Center for Health Statistics) Roanoke College poll highlights divide on COVID, mask policies, political spectrum “This difference between...

Published: 3/1/22 7:40 pm Read More

Virginia gets $6.8 million to reform unemployment system WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...Pennsylvania, Oregon and Washington, D.C. also received grants for their own unemployment systems. Roanoke College poll highlights divide on COVID, mask policies, political spectrum “Throughout the pandemic,...

Published: 3/1/22 5:42 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll highlights divide on COVID, mask policies, political spectrum WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke College has released new poll numbers highlighting Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration as well as a partisan divide among Virginians which appears to remain strong. The Institute...

Published: 3/1/22 4:31 pm Read More

Youngkin at 50% approval rating after first few months in office WFIR News

Today, Roanoke College released results from a poll about Governor Youngkin and Virginians overall impressions of the government. WFIR’s Caroline Moore has the story. Copyright © 2022. All Rights Reserved....

Published: 3/1/22 1:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Youngkin Approval at 50% / Partisan Divide Remains Among Virginians Roanoke Star

The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR) at Roanoke College interviewed adult residents of Virginia in a survey addressing topics such as the recent executive actions by Virginia Gov. Glenn...

Published: 3/1/22 12:34 pm Read More

Governor Youngkin’s approval at 50%, President Biden at 41%, according to Roanoke College Poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Mar. 1, 2022 at 10:03 AM EST|Updated: 56 minutes ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - Almost two months into his term as governor of Virginia, Republican Glenn Youngkin registers...

Published: 3/1/22 11:17 am Read More

Atlantic Union Bank offers tips for holiday saving WVIR NBC 29 Charlottesville

...at 6:20 PM EST|Updated: 42 minutes ago CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - According to a survey from Roanoke College, 70% of Virginians believe prices will increase as we enter the new year. Roughly 30% said...

Published: 12/13/21 7:03 pm Read More

Poll: VA Democrats and Republicans divided regarding masks, vaccinations and political anxiety WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 4:14 PM EST|Updated: 1 hour ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll Release) - The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research has conducted a poll to measure “how Virginia...

Published: 12/2/21 5:44 pm Read More

New poll confirms wide Virginia political divide on face masks WFIR News

...Democrats say they will likely wear masks compared to 19% of Republicans. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more: ROANOKE COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE: To measure how Virginia feels about vaccination and mask-wearing, along with...

Published: 12/2/21 2:53 pm Read More

Virginia Consumers Are Getting Cranky Bacons Rebellion

...Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd" xml encoding="utf-8" ? The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment published by Roanoke College. For commentary on the graph, see The Roanoke Star.

Published: 12/1/21 12:35 pm Read More

Democratic Disaster: Glenn Youngkin Wins Virginia Governor's Race In GOP Clean Sweep Huffington Post

...major health decisions. Many voters made up their minds early in the contest, according to a late Roanoke College poll. But by the end of the race, surveys showed Youngkin leading both among independent...

Published: 11/3/21 1:19 am Read More

Almost one in five Virginians voted early; rate tracks in Roanoke and New River valleys Roanoke Times

...believe it would impact his ability to be the city's prosecutor, he said. Govt and Politics Roanoke College Poll: McAuliffe's 1-point lead over Youngkin amounts to a statistical tie What was once...

Published: 11/1/21 5:33 pm Read More

Youngkin has the edge in Virginia race for governor, top pollsters suggest foxnews.com

...46.8%. Several earlier polls had put McAuliffe ahead, but that lead appears to have reversed. A Roanoke College poll conducted between Oct. 14 and 28 found McAuliffe ahead by 1 point (47% to 46%), well...

Published: 11/1/21 5:17 pm Read More

Virginia voters weigh in on a neck-and-neck governor's race WBUR On Point Boston

Virginia voters weigh in on a neck-and-neck governor's race

Published: 11/1/21 2:43 pm Read More

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 11.1.21 MSNBC

Meanwhile, in Virginia's gubernatorial race, the final Roanoke College poll showed Democratic former Gov. Terry McAuliffe with the smallest of leads over Republican Glenn Youngkin

Published: 11/1/21 8:58 am Read More

Races to watch in Central Virginia on Election Day 2021 ABC 13

...two men, even breaking fundraising records for Virginia gubernatorial campaigns. A recent poll by Roanoke College found the race to be a statistical tie just days before Election Day. In this combination...

Published: 10/31/21 3:30 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: McAuliffe's 1-point lead over Youngkin amounts to a statistical tie Roanoke Times

Roanoke College Poll: McAuliffe's 1-point lead over Youngkin amounts to a statistical tie {{featured_button_text}} In this combination photo, Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe...

Published: 10/30/21 6:07 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: McAuliffe and Youngkin statistically tied in race for Virginia Governor WVIR NBC 29 Charlottesville

...beginning of early voting Published: Oct. 30, 2021 at 9:41 AM EDT ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A new Roanoke College poll released Saturday indicates McAuliffe and Youngkin are statistically tied in race for...

Published: 10/31/21 11:34 am Read More

New poll finds McAuliffe, Youngkin statistically tied for Virginia governor ABC 13

...closely-watched election of 2021(AP Photo/Cliff Owen) (WSET) — Just days before Election Day, a new poll from Roanoke College shows that the race for Virginia governor is a statistical tie. The Democratic candidate,...

Published: 10/30/21 1:13 pm Read More

Latest Roanoke College Governor’s poll shows dead heat WFIR News

(from Roanoke College) Just a few days before Election Day, the race for Virginia governor is a statistical tie. Former Democrat Gov. Terry McAuliffe holds a 1-percentage point lead over Republican Glenn...

Published: 10/30/21 11:03 am Read More

Poll: Virginia governor's race about even Roanoke Times

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are in a close contest to become the next governor of Virginia, according to a new Emerson College and Nexstar Media poll.

Published: 10/6/21 11:02 am Read More

In Virginia, no Trump on the ballot and a toss-up governor’s race only 1 month away WVEC ABC 13 Norfolk

...were ‘extremely interested,’ versus 47% of McAuliffe supporters who expressed extreme interest). A Roanoke College survey released a day earlier suggested more Republicans were enthusiastic about voting in...

Published: 10/5/21 10:20 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows McAuliffe leads Youngkin in VA governor’s race WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – In the latest Roanoke College poll, former Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe has a seven percentage point lead (48 to 41 percent) over Republican contender Glenn Youngkin; however,...

Published: 10/2/21 1:45 pm Read More

Opinion : The Virginia governor’s contest is now a referendum on Biden as much as Trump Washington Post

...is soft: While 24 percent strongly approve, 37 percent strongly disapprove of the president. A Roanoke College poll published Wednesday showed McAuliffe up seven points among likely voters, but 43 percent...

Published: 10/2/21 10:54 am Read More

Gubernatorial candidates focus on education, employment following debate ABC 13

...disagreed on was mask and vaccine mandates for teachers and students. According to a recent poll from Roanoke College, 48% of registered voters said they'd support McAuliffe, and 41% said they'd back Youngkin....

Published: 10/1/21 6:06 pm Read More

McAuliffe up by 7 points in Virginia governor's race: poll The Hill

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has a 7-point lead over Republican Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth’s gubernatorial race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Wednesday.

Published: 10/1/21 11:02 am Read More

Poll: McAuliffe leads Virginia governor's race CBS News

New polling by Roanoke College shows former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe ahead by seven points in the race to win his old job back. Dr. Harry Wilson, senior political analyst for Roanoke College's Institute of Public Opinion Research, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the fin

Published: 9/30/21 1:30 pm Read More

McAuliffe up by 7 points in Virginia governor's race: poll msn.com

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has a 7-point lead over Republican Glenn Youngkin in the commonwealth's gubernatorial race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Wednesday.

Published: 9/30/21 11:48 am Read More

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.30.21 MSNBC

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. * With only about a month to go in Virginia's gubernatorial race, the latest Roanoke College poll showed Democrat Terry McAuliffe ahead of Republican Glenn Youngkin, 48 percent to 41 percent.

Published: 9/30/21 11:32 am Read More

A New Poll Shows Where Virginia Voters Stand on Upcoming Gubernatorial Election Townhall

With Virginia's gubernatorial election just over a month away, there's been no shortage of polls predicting the results. Furthermore, the Virginia Governor's race could serve as a foreshadowing of the 2022 midterm elections. This week, a new poll shows how a sampling of Virginia voters plan to cast

Published: 9/30/21 11:02 am Read More

Opinion : Wake up, Virginia Democrats. There’s serious Trumpist danger ahead. Washington Post

...against democracy and against public health measures may not be sufficiently motivating them. A new Roanoke College poll, for instance, finds that Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is leading Youngkin by...

Published: 9/29/21 6:06 pm Read More

Gubernatorial Debate Review with Winners and Losers Bacons Rebellion

...for me. Let’s kick this thing to prime time! 6. Hey, what about the wrong poll I mentioned ? Yeah, Roanoke College has it 48-41 McAuliffe over Youngkin. There’s only one problem with that: Weighting was done...

Published: 9/29/21 4:16 pm Read More

New poll shows McAuliffe ahead of Youngkin, but Republicans more enthusiastic ABC 13

...other Democrat candidates ahead of Glenn Youngkin and other Republicans on the ballot this fall. Roanoke College's poll of likely Virginia voters does show Republicans with the edge in one area though:...

Published: 9/29/21 4:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College VA Governor's Race Poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Sep. 29, 2021 at 2:42 PM EDT|Updated: 54 minutes ago Updated: Sep. 23, 2021 at 5:48 PM EDT Updated: Sep. 23, 2021 at 5:46 PM EDT Updated: Sep. 17, 2021 at 5:54 AM EDT

Published: 9/29/21 3:37 pm Read More

McAuliffe Leads Youngkin Governors Race; Republicans Lead in Enthusiasm Roanoke Star

...decade has been a ‘base election that will be decided on turnout.’ Virginia 2021 is no different,” said Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll. “McAuliffe has maintained his lead,...

Published: 9/29/21 11:49 am Read More

RC Poll: McAuliffe Leads Youngkin by Seven Points; Republicans More Enthusiastic to Vote WVTF Public Radio Roanoke

Democrat Terry McAuliffe is leading Republican Glenn Youngkin by seven points, 48% to 41% according to a new poll from Roanoke College. The poll has a margin of error of 4 points. Harry Wilson at Roanoke College says while the Democrat is ahead overall, Republicans are way more enthusiastic.

Published: 9/29/21 11:02 am Read More

Why A Republican Might Win In Virginia’s Governor Race, And How New Jersey’s Race Could Get Tighter fivethirtyeight.com

California’s recall election has understandably dominated headlines, but there are two other gubernatorial elections this November that might tell us more about the national environment: Virginia and New Jersey.

Published: 9/15/21 11:32 am Read More

Virginia Gubernatorial Race Heats Up thedispatch.com

Polling suggests the race leans in McAuliffe’s favor but is still a bit too close for comfort. A Christopher Newport University survey of likely voters from August 15-23 gives McAuliffe a 9-point lead over Youngkin, and a Roanoke College poll conducted August 3-17 puts McAuliffe 8 points ahead.

Published: 9/9/21 11:02 am Read More

In brief: Mail woes, nothing but net Charlottesville Weekly

...Democratic lieutenant governor and attorney general candidates lead by similar margins. Earlier in August, Roanoke College polled 558 likely voters and found McAuliffe with a 46-38 edge. Hospital mandates vax ...

Published: 9/1/21 7:27 am Read More

A consumer sentiment report has just come out WFIR News

The Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report conducted by Roanoke College saw a dramatic drop in the overall optimism regarding the economy and a lack of confidence in consumer spending...

Published: 8/30/21 3:19 pm Read More

Holsworth: Setting the Election Table Bacons Rebellion

...52-39, Health Care: 47-35, Racial Inequality: 47-38, State Budget: 41-36, and Environment, 44-32. The Roanoke College poll asked whether it is good or bad for America to teach about critical race theory and...

Published: 8/30/21 11:30 am Read More

Consumer Sentiment in Virginia Plunges Amidst COVID Concerns Roanoke Star

...quarter,” says Dr. Alice Louise Kassens, John S. Shannon Professor of Economics and Senior Analyst at the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. “The economy continues to strengthen, with the...

Published: 8/26/21 1:52 pm Read More

GOP AG candidate Miyares – don’t trust those polls WFIR News

Several polls released over the past few days by Roanoke College and the Wason Center show the Republican ticket for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General trailing their Democratic rivals anywhere...

Published: 8/26/21 10:40 am Read More

Opinion : For Glenn Youngkin and Terry McAuliffe, there’s much work and little time Washington Post

...Day. But among those who identify themselves as likely voters, there are a few big issues. The Roanoke College Poll found the top issue far and away is the economy (26 percent). A distant second: the...

Published: 8/25/21 4:17 pm Read More

Editorial: The biggest political mistake Virginia Democrats have made in 2021 Roanoke Times

...the reviews on him were decidedly mixed. As we’ve pointed out before, near the end of his term, the Roanoke College Poll found only 43% of Virginia’s approved of his handling of the office. That’s hardly a...

Published: 7/31/21 1:07 am Read More

Editorial: Four reasons the governor's race is so close Lynchburg News and Advance

...admired, either. In November 2017, by which time voters had seen nearly four years of McAuliffe, the Roanoke College Poll found just 43% approved of his handling of the governorship. That was certainly better...

Published: 7/29/21 12:25 am Read More

Virginia could receive $530M from $26B opioids settlement Virginia Business Journal

...$354M COVID-19 contract Phlow Corp. will create domestic supply chain for coronavirus drugs Va. Democratic primary concludes Tuesday McAuliffe, Herring hold substantial leads in new Roanoke College poll

Published: 7/21/21 4:50 pm Read More

Opinion : Glenn Youngkin’s opening on the Virginia economy Washington Post

...those voters think Virginia is in (or heading toward) a ditch? There are a few hints. A May 26 Roanoke College poll asked Virginians whether they thought the commonwealth was on the right track or heading...

Published: 6/30/21 5:33 pm Read More

Homebuyers should ask themselves these questions | Expert column Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...many factors to consider when deciding if the time is right. According to a recent poll from the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, consumer sentiment stalled over the last quarter...

Published: 6/22/21 8:57 am Read More

Roanoke economics experts predict inflation will decrease naturally WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...pumps, prices rise after cyberattack hits pipeline Economists say lumber prices also sky rocketed. Roanoke College Economics Professor Dr. Alice Louise Kassens says spending is causing the spike. “We have...

Published: 6/14/21 5:36 am Read More

Editorial: Four more takeaways from the primary Lynchburg News and Advance

...notwithstanding. On Nov. 3, 2017, near the end of McAuliffe’s term, when voters knew him best, the Roanoke College Poll found that only 43% of those surveyed approved of the job he was doing as governor....

Published: 6/14/21 12:26 am Read More

Roanoke economics experts predict inflation will decrease naturally WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...pumps, prices rise after cyberattack hits pipeline Economists say lumber prices also sky rocketed. Roanoke College Economics Professor Dr. Alice Louise Kassens says spending is causing the spike, “We have...

Published: 6/11/21 7:31 pm Read More

Editorial: Four more takeaways from the primary Roanoke Times

...notwithstanding. On Nov. 3, 2017, near the end of McAuliffe’s term, when voters knew him best, the Roanoke College Poll found that only 43% of those surveyed approved of the job he was doing as governor....

Published: 6/11/21 12:17 pm Read More

3 Questions First-Time Homebuyers Should Ask Themselves Roanoke Star

...many factors to consider when deciding if the time is right. According to a recent poll from the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, consumer sentiment stalled over the last quarter...

Published: 6/10/21 5:23 pm Read More

Virginia Democrats hold gubernatorial race primary: Will it be back to the future? foxnews.com

...rising star in the party, took a serious political hit in 2019 after allegations of rape surfaced. Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll, emphasized that "McAuliffe built bridges...

Published: 6/8/21 12:51 pm Read More

Virginia votes in primary, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe on ballot: What to know USA Today

...House Del. Jennifer D. Carroll Foy, state Sen. Jennifer McClellan and McAuliffe. According to a Roanoke College Poll, he has a 73% favorable rating and 9% unfavorable rating among Democratic voters. ...

Published: 6/8/21 11:16 am Read More

Primary election: 2,200 have already cast early ballots in Roanoke City WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Jennifer Carroll Foy, Sen. Jennifer McClellan, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, and Del. Lee Carter. A recent Roanoke College poll paints McAuliffe as the clear front runner, garnering support from 49% of people polled....

Published: 6/8/21 5:41 am Read More

Virginia’s Primary is Tuesday; Political analysts explain who has an edge WAVY 10 Hampton Roads

...tough to beat someone with that name recognition and money,” said the poll’s Senior Political Analyst Harry Wilson. “It’s Terry McAuliffe against the field and the field is splitting the anti-McAuliffe vote....

Published: 6/7/21 11:17 pm Read More

McAuliffe, Herring hold leads in Virginia primary poll Louisa Central Virginian News

...voters. “To the surprise of few, McAuliffe and Herring appear headed for victory on Tuesday,” said Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll, in a news release. A primer to the...

Published: 6/7/21 5:02 pm Read More

Va. Democratic primary concludes Tuesday Virginia Business Journal

...voters’ support. “To the surprise of few, McAuliffe and Herring appear headed for victory on Tuesday,” Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll, said in a statement. “The race for lieutenant...

Published: 6/7/21 12:44 pm Read More

McAuliffe, Herring hold leads in Virginia primary poll Inside NoVA

...voters. “To the surprise of few, McAuliffe and Herring appear headed for victory on Tuesday,” said Harry Wilson, senior political analyst of the Roanoke College Poll, in a news release. A primer to the...

Published: 6/7/21 11:34 am Read More

In Virginia’s Democratic Primary, Analysts Say It’s Terry McAuliffe Vs. The Field dcist.com

...is dominating the Democratic contest for governor in fundraising, name recognition, and polling. A Roanoke College poll published Friday gave McAuliffe 49% support among likely voters, almost double what...

Published: 6/6/21 11:21 pm Read More

Final rush: Democratic candidates for governor work to turn out supporters ahead of Tuesday's primary Charlottesville Daily Progress

...in Virginia’s southwest and make stops in Richmond, Roanoke and Norfolk. A poll out Friday from Roanoke College showed McAuliffe had the support of 49% of likely primary voters; Carroll Foy was at 11%,...

Published: 6/6/21 11:06 pm Read More

Final rush: Democratic candidates for governor work to turn out supporters ahead of Tuesday's primary Culpepper Star Exponent

...Your subscription makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} A poll out Friday from Roanoke College showed McAuliffe had the support of 49% of likely primary voters; Carroll Foy was at 11%,...

Published: 6/6/21 10:56 pm Read More

Final rush: Democratic candidates for governor work to turn out supporters ahead of Tuesday's primary Roanoke Times

...in Virginia’s Southwest and make stops in Richmond, Roanoke and Norfolk. A poll out Friday from Roanoke College showed McAuliffe had the support of 49% of likely primary voters; Carroll Foy was at 11%,...

Published: 6/6/21 7:07 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll shows McAuliffe, Herring holds strong leads ahead of Tuesday's primaries WTKR 3 Hampton Roads

...nominees for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General. According to a recent poll from the Roanoke College, McAuliffe and Herring hold comfortable leads for Governor and AG and the Lt. Gov race is...

Published: 6/5/21 7:24 pm Read More

Last-minute campaigning underway as Virginia Democrats prepare to pick statewide nominees Tuesday Washington Post

...below advertisement McAuliffe has led consistently in fundraising, endorsements and polling. A Roanoke College poll released Friday showed the former governor leading the field with support from 49 percent...

Published: 6/5/21 9:20 am Read More

Statewide candidates make final push toward Democratic primary WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...campaign. “There’s no walking, there’s no sleeping here. Run through that tape.” A new poll from Roanoke College confirms his status as the frontrunner. “When you see someone polling close to 50%, even...

Published: 6/4/21 9:59 pm Read More

Statewide candidates make final push toward Democratic primary WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...campaign. “There’s no walking, there’s no sleeping here. Run through that tape.” A new poll from Roanoke College confirms his status as the frontrunner. “When you see someone polling close to 50%, even...

Published: 6/4/21 7:11 pm Read More

McAuliffe, Herring lead by double digits in new Democratic primary poll Prince William Times

...McAuliffe is leading a crowded field of Democratic gubernatorial candidates by 37 points, according to a Roanoke College poll McAuliffe leads with 49% support among likely Democratic primary voters and those...

Published: 6/4/21 4:15 pm Read More

McAuliffe maintains strong lead; Lt. Gov. race a tossup WFIR News

A just released Roanoke College poll shows Former Governor Terry McAuliffe and incumbent Attorney General Mark Herring hold strong leads in their races for the Democratic nominations – each registering...

Published: 6/4/21 2:08 pm Read More

McAuliffe holds lead in Dem governor’s race according to Roanoke College Poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Jun. 4, 2021 at 9:42 AM EDT|Updated: moments ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Poll Release) - Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring hold strong leads in the races...

Published: 6/4/21 9:46 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows how people feel about the state of the economy WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke College has conducted a poll that indicates COVID-19 is still weighing on consumer confidence. The Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment is unchanged over the last quarter...

Published: 6/2/21 9:14 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians Weigh In on State of Nation / Commonwealth and COVID-19 Roanoke Star

...country) at present is little more than, at best, wishful thinking and at worst, delusional,” said Dr. Harry Wilson, Senior Political Analyst of the Roanoke College Poll. “We continue to see almost every issue...

Published: 5/26/21 2:48 pm Read More

Editorial: The pros and cons of Terry McAuliffe Lynchburg News and Advance

...Democrats may think McAuliffe did a bang-up job as governor but voters at the time weren’t so sure. The Roanoke College Poll that came out Nov. 3, 2017 — just before that year’s gubernatorial election — shows...

Published: 5/21/21 12:49 am Read More

General Assembly session opens Wednesday WVIR NBC 29 Charlottesville

...some of the very progressive initiatives that were introduced last year.” What is certain, said Roanoke College Professor and WDBJ7 Political Analyst Harry Wilson is that the Democrats are in control....

Published: 1/12/21 11:01 pm Read More

Number of the week in Hampton Roads business: 35% Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...with last year, according to a recent poll. Of the 605 Virginians interviewed Nov. 8-Nov. 19 by Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, 49% plan to spend the same as last year and 12.5%...

Published: 12/15/20 7:58 am Read More

House Democrats name McQuinn and Simon to new redistricting commission Danville Register Bee

...you may go to sleep again, wake up again, and do that a few more times. Govt-and-politics Roanoke College Poll: Biden, Warner maintain leads among likely Virginia voters Former Vice President Joe...

Published: 12/1/20 8:35 am Read More

Fewer expect to shop on Black Friday; many will spend less for holidays WFIR News

...and fewer expect to shop on Black Friday than they did last year. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has more on a Roanoke College statewide phone survey: 11-26 Holiday Spending Wrap#2 Copyright © 2020. All Rights Reserved....

Published: 11/26/20 9:01 am Read More

Holiday spending likely lower this season, according to Roanoke College Poll WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...more anticipate using cash-only for their purchases. According to the most recent poll from the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, 49% of Virginians plan to spend the same amount...

Published: 11/24/20 9:25 pm Read More

Poll: Cash, not credit, rules for Virginians’ holiday spending WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Nov. 24, 2020 at 11:56 AM EST|Updated: 1 hour ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - More than a third of Virginians anticipate reducing their holiday spending on the heels of the...

Published: 11/24/20 1:19 pm Read More

Virginians reflect on the 2020 Election, COVID-19, and politics in The Roanoke College Poll WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Roanoke College Poll conducted a survey to see how Virginians felt about the 2020 Election, politics, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was...

Published: 11/24/20 12:50 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll reflects on 2020 election, COVID and more WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 4:33 PM EST|Updated: 1 hour ago ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke College Release) - Just-released results of a new Roanoke College poll indicate widely divergent opintions about...

Published: 11/23/20 5:51 pm Read More

Virginians Reflect On 2020 Election, COVID, and Politics; Partisan Differences Are Stark Roanoke Star

...poll are the differences between Democrats and Republicans,” said Dr. Harry Wilson, director of the Roanoke College Poll. “We’ve seen these differences in many questions over many years, but they suggest that...

Published: 11/23/20 1:36 pm Read More

Poll director: too many polls here and nationwide got it wrong WFIR News

The Director of Polling at Roanoke College says after two presidential election years of polls that were consistently well off the actual vote, his colleagues have a big task in determining how to poll...

Published: 11/12/20 7:31 am Read More

Roanoke College expert breaks down the process behind political polls, and why it’s not an exact science WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

There have been plenty of changes to the way political polls are conducted since the 2016 presidential election, including here in southwest Virginia. Some changes have been made to better represent voters. Dr. Harry Wilson has been overseeing the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanok

Published: 11/2/20 9:32 am Read More

Biden maintains double-digit lead in latest Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Va. (WDBJ) - Former Vice President Joe Biden produced another double-digit victory in the latest Roanoke College poll after posting a 14-percent margin over President Trump at the end of August. According...

Published: 10/31/20 4:32 pm Read More

POLL: Biden maintains lead over Trump in Virginia WFIR News

...President Donald Trump (53%-42%) in Virginia with less than a week before Election Day, according to The Roanoke College Poll. Over 90% of those who support either candidate are very certain of their vote intention,...

Published: 10/31/20 2:30 pm Read More

Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...sense of urgency, combined with fierce partisanship and anger, feels like a recipe for conflict. Roanoke College Poll shows Biden maintaining lead over Trump in Virginia; Warner leading Gade in Senate race...

Published: 10/28/20 8:00 am Read More

Poll: Virginia voters say virus, not economy, most important Danville Register Bee

...Northam and state officials will be giving an update on COVID-19 in Virginia. Govt-and-politics Roanoke College Poll: Biden maintains comfortable lead over Trump in Virginia With just over two weeks...

Published: 10/26/20 9:56 am Read More

OUR VIEW: Keep the faith in our electoral process Danville Register Bee

...mail — and others across the nation will be processed accurately. We take that information from a Roanoke College Poll of likely voters in Virginia that was released this week: “Barely half (51%) of likely...

Published: 10/17/20 8:41 pm Read More

Party leaders downplay polls in final run to Election Day WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...point lead over President Trump. That’s consistent with an earlier poll in August. Poll Director Harry Wilson says it’s a snapshot of the race at a moment in time. “Is it perfect. No,” Wilson told WDBJ7....

Published: 10/16/20 8:48 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows Biden maintaining lead over Trump in Virginia; Warner leading Gade in Senate race WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — A new poll conducted by Reconnect Research and Roanoke College finds former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner leading against their Republican opponents — President...

Published: 10/16/20 1:05 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Biden maintains comfortable lead over Trump in Virginia Richmond Times Dispatch

Roanoke College Poll: Biden maintains comfortable lead over Trump in Virginia By Amy Friedenberger The Roanoke Times Oct 16, 2020 1 hr ago 0 {{featured_button_text}} FILE - This combination...

Published: 10/16/20 10:49 am Read More

Analyst discusses why Libertarian Party support is down in recent poll WFIR News

...most support has less support than Presidential candidate Gary Johnson did in 2016 on the latest Roanoke College poll. WFIR’s Ian Price has asked the poll director why: 10-16 Jorgensen WRAP1-WEB Copyright...

Published: 10/16/20 10:15 am Read More

Today’s 2020 Election Polls: Battleground Polls Start To Reflect Biden’s Large National Lead Forbes Magazine

...York Times/Siena College poll finding Biden losing to Trump by just 8 points in South Carolina, a Roanoke College poll showing Biden up 15 points in Virginia, and a Keating Research/Onsight Public Affairs/Melanson...

Published: 10/15/20 4:49 pm Read More

First-time poll questions draw “concerning” results WFIR News

The latest Roanoke College poll of Virginia voters released today featured a few questions that they’d never asked before, and the poll director tells WFIR’s Ian Price that the answers are concerning: ...

Published: 10/15/20 11:44 am Read More

Sen. Mark Warner, challenger Daniel Gade debate police reform, coronavirus response in Norfolk Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...statewide position since 2009, when Bob McDonnell, of Virginia Beach, won the governor’s race. Polls from Roanoke College, Virginia Commonwealth University and Christopher Newport University place Warner ahead by...

Published: 10/9/20 6:13 pm Read More

Trump to hold airport rally in Newport News Friday night Roanoke Times

...the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, his campaign announced Tuesday. A poll by Roanoke College that surveyed likely Virginia voters from Aug. 9 to Aug. 22 reported Biden up by 14 points...

Published: 9/22/20 3:32 pm Read More

With few ads, appearances, is Virginia no longer a presidential battleground? Lynchburg News and Advance

...political analyst Larry Sabato. “There isn’t going to be a whole lot of campaigning here.” A poll by Roanoke College that surveyed likely Virginia voters from Aug. 9 to Aug. 22 reported Biden up by 14 points...

Published: 9/14/20 11:14 pm Read More

With few ads, appearances, is Virginia no longer a presidential battleground? Roanoke Times

...political analyst Larry Sabato. “There isn’t going to be a whole lot of campaigning here.” A poll by Roanoke College that surveyed likely Virginia voters from Aug. 9 to Aug. 22 reported Biden up by 14 points...

Published: 9/13/20 6:06 pm Read More

Virginia poll shows stark partisan differences over COVID impact, government response WFIR News

Amid fears in some quarters that Virginia may see a post-holiday surge in COVID-19 cases, a recent Roanoke College poll finds Virginians have sharply different views of the threat — and the government’s response...

Published: 9/8/20 8:14 am Read More

Editorial: A consumer's guide to polls Roanoke Times

...Rohan looks out over the army of orcs gathered outside his gates … Editorial Editorial: Why Roanoke College Poll gives hope to Republicans in 2021 Poll detects a big mood swing among Virginians....

Published: 9/8/20 12:03 am Read More

Daniel Gade, Virginia Senate candidate, sees military service parallels The Washington Times

...the past few decades. Mr. Warner held a 21-point lead, 55% to 34%, over Mr. Gade, according to a Roanoke College poll taken Aug. 9-22. Still, two-thirds of respondents said they didn’t know enough about...

Published: 9/7/20 5:48 pm Read More

Coronavirus cases in the D.C. region have plateaued. It could stay this way for months. Washington Post

...‘normal’ ” until next year or longer, according to the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Similar to the way people experience stages of grief, pandemics have a predictable pattern...

Published: 9/5/20 4:24 pm Read More

Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 Virginians don’t agree with U.S. government’s coronavirus response WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...people’s minds and how it’s being dealt with depends on who you ask. A newly released poll from Roanoke College shows that 58% of Virginians believe that the federal government’s response to the coronavirus...

Published: 9/4/20 4:25 am Read More

Editorial: Goodbye, summer Roanoke Times

...to its user agreement and privacy policy. Related to this story Editorial Editorial: Why Roanoke College Poll gives hope to Republicans in 2021 Poll detects a big mood swing among Virginians....

Published: 9/4/20 12:08 am Read More

Editorial: Why is Southwest Virginia on track to have the state's highest rate of virus infections? Roanoke Times

...to its user agreement and privacy policy. Related to this story Editorial Editorial: Why Roanoke College Poll gives hope to Republicans in 2021 Poll detects a big mood swing among Virginians....

Published: 9/3/20 12:26 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: COVID-19 Concerns Steady, Partisan Differences Persist Roanoke Star

News Roanoke College Poll: COVID-19 Concerns Steady, Partisan Differences Persist September 2, 2020 Overall, Virginians’ concern with the coronavirus is relatively steady since the May Roanoke College...

Published: 9/2/20 4:52 pm Read More

Virginians are concerned they or a loved one will contract coronavirus, less pleased with government response, new Roanoke College Poll says WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — A new Roanoke College Poll shows Virginians are worried about contracting the coronavirus or someone they love contracting COVID-19. Four-in-10 Virginians say they know someone who...

Published: 9/2/20 12:14 pm Read More

Statewide poll shows dramatically divided views of media COVID coverage WFIR News

...Democrats, 15% thought that is the case, but among Republicans, the number soars to 85%. Poll Director Harry Wilson: 09-02 Wilson Bite-WEB The poll also finds sharp differences by party affiliation with regard...

Published: 9/2/20 11:34 am Read More

Editorial: 75 yeas ago, the post-war era began Roanoke Times

...to its user agreement and privacy policy. Related to this story Editorial Editorial: Why Roanoke College Poll gives hope to Republicans in 2021 Poll detects a big mood swing among Virginians....

Published: 9/2/20 12:41 am Read More

Virginians feeling good about economy despite COVID-19 impact WFIR News

...in the Economy,” as the summary report puts it, The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College has found that there is optimism despite the impacts of COVID-19 this year. WFIR’s Gene Marrano...

Published: 9/1/20 8:02 am Read More

Mac and Bob’s restaurant closure extended because of fire WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...morning; five employees were in the building at the time, but no injuries have been reported. Owner Bob Rotanz tells WDBJ7 investigators believe the fire was electrical, possibly connected to neon lighting....

Published: 8/31/20 12:20 pm Read More

A slip in support for Black Lives Matter? Washington Post

...Matter movement by a 51-30 margin, but White Americans were just 47-41 in favor. And finally, a Roanoke College poll of voters in Virginia — a state that has gone blue the past three presidential elections...

Published: 8/29/20 11:26 am Read More

New poll shows Southwest Virginia is expected to support Trump less in 2020 than in 2016 WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...were held today, Joe Biden would claim Virginia’s 13 electoral college votes. That’s according to a Roanoke College poll published Wednesday, which states the former vice president holds a 14-point lead over...

Published: 8/27/20 11:02 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Biden Holds Lead Over Trump in VA / Warner Leads Gade Roanoke Star

...Biden leads President Donald Trump by 14 percentage points (53%-39%) in Virginia according to The Roanoke College Poll. Only 5% said they were undecided about their vote, and 3% percent said they would vote...

Published: 8/27/20 4:44 pm Read More

Consumer Sentiment Rebounds, Driven by Deep Confidence in the Economy Roanoke Star

...and Inflation Expectations Report was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, between August 9 and August 22, 2020. A total of 659 Virginians were...

Published: 8/27/20 4:44 pm Read More

Virginia Trump Delegation chairman predicts presidential race will be close in Commonwealth WTKR 3 Hampton Roads

...Last week, News 3 spoke with Virginia Democrats about their convention. A poll out this week from Roanoke College has Biden in the lead by 14 points over Trump, but Fredericks isn't buying that. "We are...

Published: 8/27/20 4:16 pm Read More

Pence gets tangled in the flag foxnews.com

...whatever funding mechanism happens to come up at the end of September,’ Meadows said.” PLAY-BY-PLAY Roanoke College poll shows Biden ahead by 14 points in Virginia - The Roanoke [Va.] Times Intelligence,...

Published: 8/27/20 3:54 pm Read More

Biden holds double-digit lead in new Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...continues to lead President Donald Trump by double digits in Virginia, according to a new poll from Roanoke College. The survey of 566 likely voters gives Biden a lead of 14 percentage points, 59% to 39%....

Published: 8/26/20 9:57 pm Read More

Poll finds Biden with double-digit lead in Virginia WCAV CBS-19 Charlottesville

...poll finds Democrat Joe Biden has a double-digit lead over President Donald Trump in Virginia. The Roanoke College says the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research poll contacted more than 550 likely voters...

Published: 8/26/20 9:29 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Biden leads Trump in Virginia; Warner has sizable lead over Gade in Senate race WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A new Roanoke College poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden with a large lead over President Donald Trump in Virginia. According to the poll, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has...

Published: 8/26/20 2:15 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Nation Generally Positive Toward Local Police; See Race Relations as Serious Issue Roanoke Star

...department (45%) and think they are staffed appropriately (36%), according to a Reconnect Research/Roanoke College Poll. More respondents report that they or a family member have been helped by police in...

Published: 7/8/20 2:36 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll explores feelings about police, race Roanoke Times

...groups, according to the results of a national survey released Tuesday by Reconnect Research and Roanoke College. Fifty-four percent of white people, for example, reported feeling satisfied with their...

Published: 7/7/20 6:45 pm Read More

OurView: It’s time to speak up Virginia Business Journal

...low- and middle-income families Do Virginians have more confidence in the housing market in 2020? Roanoke College survey finds increase in consumer positivity Should I bank online or in person? Tips for...

Published: 6/19/20 4:01 pm Read More

Virginians rate COVID-19 response in Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...state's response was appropriate. 17% said it went too far, while 18% said it didn't go far enough. Harry Wilson is Director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. "More concerned...

Published: 5/26/20 10:09 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows most Virginians concerned about medical, economic impact of COVID-19; see ‘normal’ as months away WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — According to the latest Roanoke College Poll, most Virginians think the Commonwealth has responded appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic, but many of them voiced concerns about infection...

Published: 5/26/20 2:49 pm Read More

POLL: Virginians Concerned About Impact of COVID-19; See “Normal” as Months or Longer Away Roanoke Star

...enough, 43 percent said it was appropriate, and only 8 percent said it went too far, according to the Roanoke College Poll. The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research interviewed 603 Virginia residents between...

Published: 5/26/20 2:29 pm Read More

Northam's job approval climbs in Roanoke College poll WHSV ABC 3 Harrisonburg

...legislature, and his response to COVID-19 now in the public eye, Northam's numbers have soared in the latest Roanoke College poll. "Governor Northam's job approval rating is the highest that we've seen for him at...

Published: 5/21/20 6:31 pm Read More

Poll: Northam's approval rating soars during crisis; Biden leads Trump in Va. Culpepper Star Exponent

By Brian Kelley The Roanoke Times May 20, 2020 3 min ago 0 The Roanoke College Poll is funded by Roanoke College as a public service. Roanoke College Poll A new Roanoke College Poll finds...

Published: 5/20/20 9:12 pm Read More

Virginia Democrats have the advantage this November Washington Post

...like a cork on the ocean. But the memory of a national election returned with the release of a Roanoke College poll showing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading President Trump...

Published: 5/20/20 5:23 pm Read More

Poll: Biden takes the lead in key battleground states wpde.com

President Trump might be facing an uphill battle in November. New polls in three battleground states show him trailing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Those states are Arizona, Florida and Virginia.

Published: 5/20/20 12:50 pm Read More

New polls show Biden leading Trump in key states of Arizona, Florida and Virginia Milwaukee JS Online

...by nearly 5 percentage points in 2016 and Biden is poised to perform even better, according to The Roanoke College Poll. That survey of 563 potential voters conducted from May 3-17 found Biden leading Trump...

Published: 5/19/20 11:26 pm Read More

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.19.20 MSNBC

* In Virginia, a new poll from Roanoke College found Biden leading Trump, 51% to 39%.

Published: 5/19/20 12:50 pm Read More

Polls Show Critical Swing States Virginia, Arizona Trending Democratic Forbes Magazine

...Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images KEY FACTS A poll from Roanoke College in Virginia showed Biden leading Trump by 12 points in the state that Hillary Clinton won...

Published: 5/19/20 12:11 pm Read More

Biden leads Trump by 12 points in Virginia: poll foxnews.com

...favorable/unfavorable splits may cause Biden’s campaign some concern,” Roanoke College Poll director Harry Wilson noted in a statement. “Trump’s numbers were mostly unchanged by impeachment and now COVID-19....

Published: 5/19/20 11:38 am Read More

Northam, Biden score well in latest Roanoke College statewide survey WFIR News

The latest statewide poll of almost 600 Virginia likely voters conducted by Roanoke College shows former Vice President Joe Biden with a 12-point lead over President Donald Trump ahead of the election this...

Published: 5/19/20 10:51 am Read More

Bernie Sanders Has Some Work to Do in the Suburbs The New York Times

...Virginia in November. Mr. Sanders had a nine-point lead over Mr. Trump in the state in a recent poll by Roanoke College. In a poll of likely Virginia primary voters released on Friday by Christopher Newport University,...

Published: 3/1/20 5:34 am Read More

Editorial: Five questions for Super Tuesday Roanoke Times

...fascinating poll that came out this week didn’t involve the primary, but the general election. The Roanoke College Poll found that all six Democrats it asked about were leading Trump by a healthy margin in...

Published: 2/28/20 12:17 am Read More

Do Virginians have more confidence in the housing market in 2020? Virginia Business Journal

Roanoke College survey finds increase in consumer positivity Dean Hackemer Are you thinking about making a move this year? Whether buying a first home, upgrading or downsizing, Virginians are entering...

Published: 1/21/20 2:38 pm Read More

$15/hour minimum wage in Virginia? The consequences for rural businesses WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...confines of their own budgets.” Dr. Alice Kassens, the John S. Shannon Professor of Economics at Roanoke College, said the bills are meant to improve quality of life and increase productivity but they could...

Published: 1/10/20 8:24 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll shows majority of Virginians support Democrats in General Assembly ABC 13

by Ida Domingo Monday, January 6th 2020 AA A poll conducted by Roanoke College shows that a majority of Virginians support the Democratic agenda in General Assembly. (Roanoke College Poll) ROANOKE, Va....

Published: 1/6/20 3:26 pm Read More

Virginians feel good about real estate market, fueled by upbeat economy WFIR News

More Virginians are upbeat about the real estate market than they were a year ago at the same time – and a strong economy has something to do with that says a Roanoke College analyst. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has the story:

Published: 12/26/19 9:11 am Read More

The Gun Sanctuary Movement Is Exploding Slate Magazine

Recent polling in Virginia tells us that citizens of the commonwealth are in step with these national trends: Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research recently released polling results that show that 84 percent of respondents favor universal background checks, and 74 percent suppo

Published: 12/11/19 2:34 pm Read More

Letters to the Editor for Friday, December 13, 2019 Lynchburg News and Advance

...Amendment while making it difficult for guns to fall into dangerous hands. According to a recent Roanoke College poll cited by this newspaper on Dec. 5, nearly 84 percent of Virginians support universal...

Published: 12/13/19 4:15 am Read More

Enjoy the holidays and gift-giving without financial hangover Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...last year. More than 63 percent of the participants planned to use cash to pay for their gifts. Alice Kassens, economics professor at Roanoke College and senior analyst for the institute, said in the...

Published: 12/10/19 2:32 pm Read More

Albemarle supervisors hear support for gun sanctuary Culpepper Star Exponent

...Stanardsville. Only one person spoke against the resolution. A vote may be taken on the issue on Dec. 10. Roanoke College Poll: Virginians back gun control, Equal Rights Amendment, minimum wage hike As Democrats...

Published: 12/5/19 10:15 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Virginians back gun control, Equal Rights Amendment, minimum wage hike Lynchburg News and Advance

...Times-Dispatch | File 2019 As Democrats prepare to take control of the state legislature in January, a new Roanoke College Poll shows support for several of their priorities. The poll shows a majority of surveyed...

Published: 12/3/19 7:05 pm Read More

In Virginia Suburbs, Republicans Sound a Lot Like Democrats The New York Times

...of Virginians approve of Mr. Trump, while 53 percent disapprove, according to an August poll from Roanoke College. Republican strategists in the state acknowledge that the top issues for voters in key...

Published: 10/31/19 5:34 am Read More

Should you spend money now or save? Virginia Business Journal

...to see if it goes on sale? Or wait to see if I get a bonus?” A recent consumer sentiment survey by Roanoke College shows consumers are leaning toward spending now instead of later because of uncertainty about...

Published: 10/24/19 5:10 pm Read More

Why trade war with China may hurt your wallet this holiday season WTKR 3 Hampton Roads

...brand and the quality and then you want to make sure you’re looking for the deals.” A new study by Roanoke College reports 58% of people believe they should buy now. Many consumers think prices will only...

Published: 10/23/19 11:11 pm Read More

Should you spend now to avoid future tariffs or save the money? | Expert column Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...see if it goes on sale. Or wait to see if I get a bonus?” A recent consumer sentiment survey by Roanoke College shows consumers are leaning toward spending now instead of later because of uncertainty about...

Published: 10/18/19 12:03 pm Read More

Northam’s approval rating climbs WWBT NBC 12 Richmond

...put Northam’s approval rating at anywhere from 17 to 32 percent. In June and August, separate polls by Virginia Commonwealth University and Roanoke College both measured his approval rating at 37 percent.

Published: 9/30/19 9:46 am Read More

Control of the General Assembly is at stake in pivotal fall election Virginia Business Journal

...position to flip party control.” ‘Watershed moment’ A mid-August poll of Virginia voters conducted by Roanoke College found that voters were more inclined to vote for Democrats. Of the 556 likely voters polled...

Published: 9/30/19 12:01 am Read More

Virginia’s ‘off-off-year’ elections were once sleepy. And then came Trump. Washington Post

...to keep a distance from Trump, whose approval ratings among Virginians was 27 percent in a recent Roanoke College poll. Virginia has part-time lawmakers, many of them well known in their districts for their...

Published: 9/14/19 6:08 pm Read More

The Virginia Real Estate Report: Amazon Arrival Influences Local Markets Roanoke Star

... Figure 3. Virginia Real Estate Index, Buy Current and Future Methodology Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in...

Published: 9/12/19 12:02 pm Read More

Virginia Republicans thought labeling Ralph Northam 'Gov. Blackface' would help them, but now they think otherwise Charlottesville Daily Progress

...Northam scored 37 percent approval versus 29 percent disapproval among possible Virginia voters in a Roanoke College poll conducted last month. That was on track with the results of a Virginia Commonwealth...

Published: 9/6/19 5:35 pm Read More

Michael Gerson: Trump has yet to win back defectors Norfolk Virginian Pilot

...according to Gallup. A recent Quinnipiac poll puts his approval at 38%. A recent poll in Virginia by Roanoke College had Trump’s job approval at 27% — an 11-point drop since February. There is evidence that...

Published: 9/5/19 12:15 am Read More

Virginia consumer sentiment drops to lowest levels since 2017 WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...below its 5-year average. The report is compiled by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. The drop in sentiment, the report said, was largely due to declining consumer expectations...

Published: 9/4/19 1:19 pm Read More

2016 taught us a lesson about Trump. Now we need to unlearn it. Washington Post

... Gallup. A recent Quinnipiac University poll puts his approval at . A recent poll in Virginia by Roanoke College had Trump’s job approval at — an 11-point drop since February. There is evidence that...

Published: 9/2/19 7:46 pm Read More

Beto O'Rourke to make campaign stop in Blacksburg, Bland County on Friday Wytheville Southwest Virginia Enterprise

...both polls, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. O’Rourke has been polling near the bottom. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters — 53% — said...

Published: 8/29/19 8:56 am Read More

Beto O'Rourke to make campaign stop in Blacksburg, Bland County on Friday Martinsville Bulletin

...both polls, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. O’Rourke has been polling near the bottom. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters — 53% — said...

Published: 8/29/19 6:38 am Read More

Beto O'Rourke to make campaign stop in Blacksburg on Friday Roanoke Times

...both polls, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. O’Rourke has been polling near the bottom. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters — 53% — said...

Published: 8/28/19 6:12 pm Read More

Beto O'Rourke to make campaign stop in Blacksburg on Friday Martinsville Bulletin

...both polls, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. O’Rourke has been polling near the bottom. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters — 53% — said...

Published: 8/28/19 6:11 pm Read More

Trump approval hits new low among Virginians in Roanoke College poll Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

...that suggests the headwinds Republicans could face in crucial legislative elections this fall. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters - 53 percent...

Published: 8/27/19 10:28 am Read More

6 months after blackface scandal, more approve of Northam than disapprove WTOP Radio

...control debate. Despite pressure to resign from within his own party, an August poll conducted by Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research and released Monday showed more respondents expressed...

Published: 8/27/19 6:34 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Democrats hold the lead in new General Assembly survey WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...poll of Virginia voters gives Democrats the advantage in November's General Assembly races. The Roanoke College Poll surveyed 556 potential voters in mid-August. They were asked which party's candidate...

Published: 8/26/19 7:15 pm Read More

Trump approval hits new low among Virginians in Roanoke College poll Washington Post

...that suggests the headwinds Republicans could face in crucial legislative elections this fall. A Roanoke College poll released Monday found that more than half of potential Virginia voters -- 53 percent...

Published: 8/26/19 4:33 pm Read More

Editorial: 5 takeaways from the special session Roanoke Times

...legislation that the Republican legislature has always killed. In multiple polls over the years by both the Roanoke College Poll and the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, support for...

Published: 7/11/19 12:40 am Read More

Roanoke College Reviews Poll Results Related to Gun Control Roanoke Star

...is an opportune time to review polling on the general issue of firearm regulation conducted by The Roanoke College Poll over the past several years. Opinion has been fairly consistent on most firearm-related...

Published: 7/10/19 3:27 pm Read More

Analysis: Tight race or impending landslide? israelnationalnews.com

...Even as Trump was trending upward this week in national polling, a Roanoke College survey published on Tuesday showed the real estate mogul trailing Mrs. Clinton by a whopping 16 points, 48% to 32%, in ...

Published: 8/24/16 10:33 pm Read More

Clouds Over Virginia: Authorities investigate whether Terry McAuliffe violated lobbying restrictions The Economist

...The most recent public polling, by Roanoke College, suggests that Mrs Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Virginia, which tends to be friendlier to Democrats in higher turnout state-wide elections. Questions ...

Published: 5/26/16 10:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll projects Trump, Hillary as big winners on Super Tuesday WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

..."Roanoke College has released a poll showing Virginia might help Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump become the undisputed leaders in the race for their respective party nominations. Meanwhile, the College ...

Published: 2/25/16 9:33 pm Read More

Poll: Clinton trouncing Trump, edging rest of GOP in Virginia The Washington Examiner

...Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 45 percent to 32 percent in a poll released by Roanoke College on Tuesday, but remains in a virtual tie with other GOP candidates. Against Jeb Bush, Clinton slid ahead ...

Published: 8/24/15 10:33 pm Read More

Poll: More Virginians see Confederate battle flag as symbol of heritage than racism WTOP Radio

... Confederate battle flag as a symbol of Southern pride than as a racist symbol, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday. The poll, conducted between Aug. 10 and Aug. 20 and involving 608 ...

Published: 8/24/15 10:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Clinton neck-and-neck with Bush, Rubio and Walker in Virginia Roanoke Times

...The Roanoke College poll, released Tuesday, found Clinton running neck-and-neck with some of the leading candidates vying for the Republican nomination. This is the first time the Roanoke College poll...

Published: 8/24/15 10:33 pm Read More

Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia school AM New York

"Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is heading a petition drive to rename her Virginia high school, which honors a Confederate general, and the campaign had gathered nearly 30,000 signatures online...

Published: 8/24/15 10:33 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll looks at Clinton-Trump match-up; abortion and Confederate flag opinions WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has a big lead over Republican Donald Trump, according to the latest Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 8/24/15 10:33 pm Read More

Why is Donald Trump surging in early polls? Christian Science Monitor

"Trump's name recognition and high visibility may be the reason for his meteoric rise in national and state polls. It's the early election surprise no one saw coming: in poll after poll, Donald Trump...

Published: 6/30/15 10:33 pm Read More

Lawmakers Still Sending Thoughts and Prayers, Despite Criticism Roll Call

... you could say that would make the other side happy,” said Harry Wilson, director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College and the author of several books on the gun debate....

Published: 11/8/17 11:59 pm Read More

New Roanoke College poll shows the Virginia Gubernatorial Election in a deadlock WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) -- A new poll from Roanoke College shows a tight contest in the race for Virginia's top three elected positions. The poll, released Friday afternoon, shows Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ralph ...

Published: 11/4/17 12:11 am Read More

Poll: Northam and Gillespie tied ahead of Tuesday's election WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

... ROANOKE, Va. - Its anyones ball game when it comes to all three statewide races in Virginia, accordingto a Roanoke College poll published Friday....

Published: 11/4/17 12:11 am Read More

Why Ed Gillespie is surging in Virginia Washington Post

...A Roanoke College poll showed that “stopping Donald Trump” is the top priority for just 2 percent of the Virginia electorate, making it one of the least important issues for voters. What do voters care ...

Published: 10/20/17 12:11 am Read More

Polls show governor's race may be tightening Charlottesville Daily Progress

...A Roanoke College poll has Northam leading Gillespie 50 percent to 44 percent. Libertarian Cliff Hyra received 2 percent of the votes in that poll. A Wason Center for Public Policy poll at Christopher ...

Published: 10/17/17 12:11 am Read More

Dems face close polls in must-win Virginia MSN (USA)

... Trump's dismal job approval ratings - 40 percent in a recent Monmouth poll, 36 percent in a Roanoke College survey - are a drag on Gillespie. Gillespie has assiduously avoided Trump, but he has picked up ...

Published: 10/5/17 12:11 am Read More

Poll: Northam holds 7-percentage point lead over Gillespie WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... "ROANOKE (WDBJ7) -- A new Roanoke College Poll reveals that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam holds a 7-percentage point lead (43%-36%) over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial ...

Published: 8/23/17 1:32 am Read More

New poll shows Northam ahead in governor's race WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

..."According to a new poll from Roanoke College, Democrat Ralph Northamhas a 7 percent lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in the race to become Virginias next governor. The poll was done by The Institute ...

Published: 8/23/17 1:32 am Read More

Northam up 7 points on Gillespie in latest... The Washington Times

... Gillespie, and the Roanoke College Poll, conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, found that five percent of voters view the race as a referendum on the president, while 43 percent ...

Published: 8/22/17 1:32 am Read More

Poll: Northam leads in governor's race post-Charlottesville tragedy Roanoke Times

...-point lead over his Republican opponent in Virginia's governor's race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday. The poll, conducted after a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, ...

Published: 8/22/17 1:32 am Read More

Poll shows Va. voters divided on budget, unsure on governor candidates WTOP Radio

... WASHINGTON Two weeks into Virginias short General Assembly session, a new Roanoke College poll reveals voters across the state appear divided on some issues, but in sync on another: They do not know ...

Published: 1/25/17 2:33 am Read More

Comey gives Hillary a closing argument foxnews.com

... But Virginia looks like a lock for Hillary - A Roanoke College poll shows Hillary Clinton with a 7-point lead over Donald Trump....

Published: 11/7/16 12:32 am Read More

Poll: Clinton still leading in Virginia, but slipping WTOP Radio

...A Roanoke College poll released Friday has Hillary Clinton with a seven-point lead over Donald Trump, a 45 to 38 percent split, which had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 points. She had a double-...

Published: 11/4/16 9:00 pm Read More

Clinton Has 45% to Trump's 38% in Virginia: Roanoke College Poll Bloomberg.com

... FacebookShare on Twitter Share on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on Google+E-mail 17 minutes ago Hillary Clinton has a 7 ppts lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia, Roanoke College Poll shows....

Published: 11/3/16 9:00 pm Read More

Poll: Clinton has 7-point lead in Virginia The Hill

... but it’s his followers who give it power Poll: Clinton has 6-point lead in Wisconsin MORE among likely voters in Virginia, 45 percent to 38 percent, according to a Roanoke College poll released Friday....

Published: 11/3/16 9:00 pm Read More

Hillary Clinton leads by 7 points in Virginia: poll The Washington Times

..."Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Friday and conducted in the wake of FBI Director James B. Comeys recent disclosure that theres ...

Published: 11/3/16 9:00 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: Clinton hurt by email probe, holds 7-point lead in Va. Charlottesville Daily Progress

... Clinton possesses a 7-point lead over Donald Trump in Virginia, according to the latest Roanoke College Poll released Friday. While the Democratic presidential nominee remains the front-runner in the state, ...

Published: 11/3/16 9:00 pm Read More

Independents, not Republicans, decide elections foxnews.com

... Virginia, which looks less like a swing state with each poll, Clinton takes a 9-point lead in a new Roanoke College poll of the four-way race. In the two-way race, Clintonâ€(tm)s lead widens to 13 points....

Published: 10/12/16 6:02 am Read More

Clinton Extends Va. Lead Over Trump in Roanoke College Poll Bloomberg.com

... RedditShare on Google+E-mail 20 minutes ago Hillary Clinton holds a 9 ppt lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Va., 2 ppts more than in previous survey, Roanoke College Poll shows....

Published: 10/11/16 2:03 am Read More

Clinton has 9-point lead over Trump in Va. The Hill

... zingers on Trump, Clinton K contest will help you move to Canada if Trump wins Daily Caller flies false flag on CNN focus group video MORE in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday....

Published: 10/11/16 2:03 am Read More

Economists have a message: Clintons policies are wrong for America The Hill

...Louis Garry Fleming, Roanoke College Christopher Flinn, New York University Harold Flint, Montclair State University, retired Ralph Frasca, University of Dayton Gary French, Nathan Associates Inc. Diana ...

Published: 9/26/16 2:03 am Read More

Advantage Hillary: Clinton widens lead as first debate looms The Hill

...A Roanoke College poll of Virginia released this week puts her up by 11, and a new Morning Call survey has Clinton ahead by 9 points in Pennsylvania. In Colorado, a Mesa University poll released this ...

Published: 9/23/16 2:03 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Trump closing gap among Virginia voters WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) The latest Roanoke College poll shows Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump closing the gap, but still trailing behind Democrat Hillary Clinton among likely voters in Virginia. The poll,...

Published: 9/22/16 2:03 am Read More

Obama compelled to another August display of compassion foxnews.com

..., not politics - The Federalist Poll: Hillary moves to 16-point lead in Virginia - Roanoke College Trump hikes rent on his own campaign headquarters - New York Post Republicans still waiting on Trump’...

Published: 8/24/16 2:03 am Read More

Poll: Clinton opens up 16-point lead in Virginia The Politico

... a 16-point lead over Donald Trump in Virginia, according to the results of the latest Roanoke College poll of likely voters in the battleground state out Tuesday. Matched against Trump and the other two ...

Published: 8/24/16 2:03 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll finds Clinton holding double-digit lead in Virginia Roanoke Times

... Trump among Virginia voters after being tied with him three months earlier, according to a new Roanoke College Poll. That divide is the largest yet among a flurry of polls released this month that found ...

Published: 8/24/16 2:03 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows Clinton with 16-point lead in Virginia Virginia Business Journal

... 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia, according to The Roanoke College Poll. Clinton is favored by 48 percent of poll respondents compared with 32 percent for Trump....

Published: 8/24/16 2:03 am Read More

Latest Roanoke College poll: Dismal for Trump, improvements for Clinton WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... look good for Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to the latest poll from Roanoke College. Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened a 16-point lead over Trump among ...

Published: 8/23/16 2:03 am Read More

Tiny schools rank among polling’s biggest names Durango Herald

...Christopher Newport University and Roanoke College survey regularly in Virginia, which has emerged as a battleground in the past decade. Often, college polls are led by a professor with expertise in their ...

Published: 8/10/16 1:44 am Read More

Breaking down the GOPs Super Tuesday map The Politico

...A Roanoke College poll out Friday gives Trump a 23-point edge over Cruz, who is statistically tied with Rubio. Carson and Kasich lag the field with just 8 percent support apiece. Wyoming convention; 29 ...

Published: 2/27/16 9:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: Trump, Clinton maintain leads ahead of Tuesday's primary Roanoke Times

... presidential contenders in Virginia heading into next week's crucial Super Tuesday battle, according to a new Roanoke College Poll. Trump, who'll be stumping at Radford University on Monday, is polling at 38 percent ...

Published: 2/25/16 9:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Clinton, Trump hold leads in Virginia primary elections Cruz, Rubio in tight battle for second prnewswire.com

...-Days before its primary, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders (50%-33%), and Donald Trump leads the Republican field (Trump 38%, Cruz 15%, Rubio 13%) in Virginia, according to The Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 2/25/16 9:08 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: 60% in favor of parole WDBJ 7 Roanoke

When questioned about the drop in crime and increasing incarceration over the years, respondents were split.

Published: 11/18/15 8:33 pm Read More

The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton Tied with Carson and Rubio in Virginia prnewswire.com

... Republican hopefuls Ben Carson (44%-44%) and Marco Rubio (45%-41%), but leads Donald Trump (50%-36%), Jeb Bush (46%-39%), Carly Fiorina (46%-39%) and Ted Cruz (47%-39%), according to The Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 11/18/15 8:33 pm Read More

Regional home sales, prices continue ascent Norfolk Virginian Pilot

... an improving market, according to the Virginia Real Estate Index, released this week by the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. More than a third of sellers surveyed believe the 2016 ...

Published: 9/11/15 4:03 am Read More

Sellers happy, buyers concerned about Va. real estate WTOP Radio

...A new Roanoke College poll suggests sellers are more optimistic in the D.C. region than in many other parts of the Commonwealth. Buyers in northern Virginia are still positive about the market, though ...

Published: 9/9/15 4:03 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows concern for real estate market Roanoke Times

... concerned about the outlook for the local real estate market, according to a recent poll from Roanoke College. While the poll indicated that people searching for a home are optimistic about the current market,...

Published: 9/8/15 4:03 am Read More

Poll: Real estate market strong, buyer concerns about future in Southwest Virginia WDBJ 7 Roanoke

..., Va. - A Roanoke College poll indicates that home buyers in Southwest Virginia are growing concerned about the real estate market. The results were released Tuesday morning. More than ...

Published: 9/8/15 4:03 am Read More

Gun control not likely to play a role in next year's presidential election WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson says it's unlikely to play a major role in next year's presidential race Wilson's latest book is ""The Triumph of the Gun-Rights Argument: Why the Gun Control ...

Published: 7/13/15 3:46 am Read More

Consumers are feeling good about the real estate market for 2015 WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... A new study from Roanoke College says people in our area feel optimistic about home sales in 2015...

Published: 2/24/15 10:25 pm Read More

Virginia Gov. McAuliffes gun control efforts die in Senate committee Washington Post

... ones to gun crimes that these proposals could help prevent.” A recent Roanoke College poll found Virginians widely support universal background checks, including background checks at gun shows....

Published: 1/26/15 5:59 am Read More

Virginia Senate panel shoots down gun control bills The Washington Times

... A recent Roanoke College poll showed that 88 percent of Virginians support closing the gun show loophole that allows certain vendors to conduct private transactions without background ...

Published: 1/26/15 5:59 am Read More

Poll finds Virginians optimistic about commonwealth's future WTOP Radio

...A Roanoke College poll suggests 53 percent of Virginians think the commonwealth is going in the right direction, but a similar percentage think the country is on the wrong track. Both are improvements ...

Published: 1/21/15 2:50 am Read More

VA Real Estate Markets Remain Strong – Little Change Over The Year Roanoke Star

...Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College, November 10-13, 2014. The sample consisted of 613 residents of Virginia. For ...

Published: 12/8/14 8:22 pm Read More

Purple-blue Virginia will likely see stability in midterms The Washington Times

... neck heading into Maryland election A Roanoke College poll released this week showed Mr. Warner with a double-digit lead and voters struggling to even identify Mr....

Published: 10/31/14 1:46 am Read More

Poll: Low real estate inventories continue to frustrate Virginia buyers Roanoke Times

...frustrated by high prices, the result of fewer homes hitting the market, according to a poll from Roanoke College. Forty-seven percent of poll respondents believed that today is a better time to sell a...

Published: 3/26/19 5:22 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: Presidential candidates not viewed positively WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Donald Trump (50 percent-36 percent), Jeb Bush (46 percent-39 percent), Carly Fiorina (46 percent-39 percent), and Ted Cruz (47 percent-39 percent), according to the most recent Roanoke College poll....

Published: 11/19/15 9:25 am Read More

Poll: Voters back cap on gifts, Medicaid expansion backed Richmond Times Dispatch

...A Roanoke College poll in January showed 30 percent of voters wanted to expand right away, 33 percent wanted to expand after making the system more efficient and 26 percent opposed expansion. That poll ...

Published: 2/4/14 7:42 am Read More

Poll: Cap on gifts, Medicaid expansion backed Richmond Times Dispatch

...A January Roanoke College poll showed 30 percent of voters wanted to expand right away, 33 percent wanted to expand after making the system more efficient and 26 percent opposed expansion. That poll followed ...

Published: 2/3/14 7:42 am Read More

EDITORIAL: Medicaid expansion shortens McAuliffe-legislature honeymoon The Washington Times

... The Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research survey released last week found a combined 59 percent said either it shouldn’t be expanded at all (26 percent), or expanded only after it ...

Published: 1/28/14 7:42 am Read More

Poll: Virginians want mental health, ethics reforms (with audio) WTOP Radio

... Virginians strongly support new ethics and mental health reforms, but are still quite divided on whether Medicaid benefits should be expanded to more residents, according to a new Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 1/25/14 7:42 am Read More

New Va. poll: Warner has wide lead over Gillespie, McDonnell remains popular Washington Post

...A Roanoke College poll showed Warner leading Gillespie 50-21. It gave McDonnell a 45 percent job approval rating, with 24 percent disapproving and a higher percentage of voters who were unsure than the ...

Published: 1/23/14 7:42 am Read More

U.S. Senate poll: Virginia's Warner holds sizable lead over challengers The Washington Times

... results come after another poll, released earlier this week by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College, put Mr. Warner’s lead over Mr. Gillespie at 29 points. SPONSORED CONTENT This ...

Published: 1/23/14 7:42 am Read More

In Virginia Race, McAuliffe Maintains Lead The Wall Street Journal

...The former head of the Democratic National Committee leads Mr. Cuccinelli 46% to 38%, with Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis at 9%. In September, the same poll found Mr. McAuliffe leading 43% to...

Published: 10/18/13 8:42 am Read More

5 things to watch in the Va. gov debate The Politico

... But a Roanoke College poll released this week, which put Cuccinelli up 6 points with 27 percent of registered voters undecided, showed the electorate remains overwhelmingly concerned about bread-and-...

Published: 7/20/13 8:42 am Read More

Polls Show Tight Race for Virginia Governor The Wall Street Journal

...A Roanoke College poll has Mr. Cuccinelli leading Mr. McAuliffe 37% to 31% among registered voters, but 27% are undecided. A third-party candidate, Libertarian Robert Sarvis, got 5% support. The poll ...

Published: 7/18/13 8:42 am Read More

Scandal clouds Virginia governor's race USA Today

...The Roanoke College Poll, taken July 8 through Sunday and released Wednesday, put Cuccinelli ahead, 37%-31%. A survey taken last Thursday through Sunday by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling gave ...

Published: 7/17/13 8:42 am Read More

Giffords' group works to gain 5 votes for background checks USA Today

... group and the mayors' group are not just withering away, they're really trying to continue the fight," said Harry Wilson, a public affairs professor and gun policy expert at Roanoke College in Virginia....

Published: 5/6/13 8:42 am Read More

Venture Threatens to Backfire in Virginia Governor’s Race The New York Times

CLIFTON FORGE, Va. — When Terry McAuliffe appeared with his good friend Bill Clinton at the ribbon-cutting for Mr. McAuliffe’s electric car company in July 2012, the campaign-style event, complete with...

Published: 4/26/13 8:42 am Read More

Venture Threatens to Backfire in Virginia Governor's Race The New York Times

CLIFTON FORGE, Va. — When Terry McAuliffe appeared with his good friend Bill Clinton at the ribbon-cutting for Mr. McAuliffe’s electric car company in July 2012, the campaign-style event, complete with...

Published: 4/25/13 8:42 am Read More

Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe off to negative start in Virginia governor's race Washington Post

... lot of ‘defining’ to do in this campaign,” said Harry Wilson, director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College. Plenty of time remains for this campaign to evolve into a serious ...

Published: 4/21/13 8:42 am Read More

Poll gauges how Virginians feel about new laws WTOP Radio

... this year, but citizens have provided their feedback and reactions to new laws thanks to a poll conducted by Roanoke College. The issue of texting while driving was a major change in Virginia this year....

Published: 4/6/13 8:42 am Read More

Terry McAuliffe, Ken Cuccinelli Tied In 2013 Virginia Governor Race: Poll Huffington Post

...Most give McAuliffe a small lead, although a Roanoke College poll found Cuccinelli 7 points ahead. If Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling enters the race as an independent, he would take votes mostly from ...

Published: 2/20/13 7:42 am Read More

Loaded language poisons gun debate CNN.com

... catching up to this now," says Wilson, director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. The massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, "was a game ...

Published: 1/31/13 7:42 am Read More

Background Checks Overwhelmingly Supported By Gun Owners In 4 States (UPDATE) Huffington Post

... Virginia results are somewhat more favorable on expanding background checks than those of a Roanoke College poll also released this week, the Roanoke survey likewise found overwhelming support for the ...

Published: 1/31/13 7:42 am Read More

Poll: Bolling wouldn’t alter Virginia governor’s race The Washington Times

... A survey released Tuesday by Roanoke College shows that more than 40 percent of Virginia voters are undecided on who should be the state’s next governor, but the early results indicate a third-party ...

Published: 1/29/13 7:42 am Read More

Debate about guns and safety calls for logic not emotion foxnews.com

In the wake of tragedies we tend to react out of emotion. When dealing with policy-making, however, we all benefit if logic enters the discussion. It is difficult to imagine a more heart-wrenching event...

Published: 1/8/13 8:46 am Read More

Kaine overtakes Allen in Virginia Senate race USA Today

..."After all the outside spending, after all the campaigning ... we ended up back where we were two months ago," said Harry Wilson, head of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College....

Published: 11/7/12 7:42 am Read More

Who had the worst week in Washington? Political polling. Washington Post

... CBS News-Quinnipiac-New York Times poll in Virginia said that President Obama led by two points; in a Roanoke College survey, it was Mitt Romney by five. And the pollsters were in the field at the same time!...

Published: 11/2/12 8:42 am Read More

Romney up by 5 in Va. New York Post

...The Roanoke College poll found Romney topping Obama by 49-44 percent among likely voters. Romney had a 26-point lead among registered independents and wiped out the gender gap with Obama among women there....

Published: 11/1/12 9:46 am Read More

Obama’s problems in the South The Politico

Ever since his national debut at the 2004 Democratic convention, Barack Obama’s calling card has been that he practices consensus-oriented politics that transcend traditional divisions. But four years...

Published: 8/3/12 9:46 am Read More

Romney's VP pick likely to go to safest candidate USA Today

..."He has to choose someone to the right of him," said Harry Wilson, professor of public affairs at Roanoke College. "He's got to do something to help get the right wing energized." The list of men and ...

Published: 7/14/12 9:46 am Read More

Virginia seen as a top prize by presidential campaigns USA Today

... election in early June shows that both camps are taking this (state) seriously," said Roanoke College political scientist Harry Wilson. INTERACTIVE: Political Ad Tracker That's far different from a few election ...

Published: 6/11/12 9:46 am Read More

Romney Turns From Foreign Policy to the Economy The Atlantic

... University poll released in late March showed Obama leading Romney by 8 percentage points, largely due to a double-digit edge among women, though a Roanoke College survey found Romney ahead in the state....

Published: 5/2/12 9:46 am Read More

In Virginia, 2 Ex-Governors Vie for Senate and Balance of Power The New York Times

...The race has fluctuated between an Allen advantage of seven percentage points in a Roanoke College poll released in early April to a three-point edge for Mr. Kaine in a mid-March Quinnipiac University ...

Published: 4/27/12 9:46 am Read More

Jeffress: A Mormon is better than Obama The Politico

... They weren't enthusiastic about the former Massachusetts governor, but the Roanoke College Poll found 83 percent said his religion made no difference in their vote and just 13 percent said it would make ...

Published: 4/18/12 9:46 am Read More

Poll shows Virginia evangelicals overwhelmingly prefer Romney but lack enthusiasm Virginia Business Journal

... Christians prefer former Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in November’s presidential election, but they show little enthusiasm for the former Massachusetts governor, according to a Roanoke College poll....

Published: 4/18/12 9:46 am Read More

Romney's vs. Obama's Electoral Base Daily KOS

...A poll done by the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College earlier this week showed what was expected, with Romney having a slight lead over Obama. However, something very interesting ...

Published: 4/14/12 9:46 am Read More

Senate 2012 Outlook National Review

...For example, when Allen managed an eight-point lead in the Roanoke College poll, Kaine led by nine points in the NBC News/Marist poll. Both candidates will be well-funded, and the state is likely to be ...

Published: 4/2/12 7:46 am Read More

Roanoke College poll shows increasing regional economic sentiment Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

...Roanoke College’s quarterly Virginia Index of Consumer Sentiment, released Wednesday, is predicting a strong holiday buying season from Virginia consumers. Virginians reported being better off financially ...

Published: 11/19/19 7:42 am Read More

Gun control or gun rights? The answer may help determine whether Rep. Comstock wins reelection Washington Post

... A Roanoke College poll released last week found 48 percent of likely voters think is more important to control gun ownership than to protect the right of Americans to own guns; 44 percent believe gun ...

Published: 9/5/18 9:21 am Read More

Corey Stewart visits GOP crowd in Rockingham County WHSV ABC 3 Harrisonburg

... Tim Kaine — by 17 points in a recent Roanoke College poll, Stewart said he remains confident, hoping his previous bid for Virginia governor and support of President Donald Trump will win over voters ...

Published: 8/26/18 9:32 am Read More

Kaine, Stewart discuss issues at Virginia Tech student forum Charlottesville Daily Progress

...Kaine has a 17-point lead according to a Roanoke College poll released Thursday. Kaine and Stewart discussed a wide range of issues in two separate segments. They were given an array of questions from ...

Published: 8/25/18 9:37 am Read More

Kaine holds double-digit lead in latest Roanoke College poll WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) The latest Roanoke College Poll continues to show Democratic Senator Tim Kaine with a strong lead over his Republican challenger Corey Stewart. The survey of more than 500 likely Virginia voters ...

Published: 8/24/18 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Tim Kaine leads Corey Stewart by 17 points Lynchburg News and Advance

...A new Roanoke College Poll finds that U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., holds a substantial lead over his Republican opponent Corey Stewart in the November election. Kaine holds a 17-point lead over Northern ...

Published: 8/24/18 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Kaine maintains double-digit lead over Stewart WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...(WFXR News) - Roanoke College in Salemreleased their results from their poll conducted byThe Institute for Policy and Opinion ResearchThursday morning. The following are their results: Democrat incumbent ...

Published: 8/24/18 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Tim Kaine leads Corey Stewart by 17 points Charlottesville Daily Progress

...ROANOKE — A new Roanoke College poll finds that U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., holds a substantial lead over his Republican opponent Corey Stewart in the November election. Kaine holds a 17-point lead over ...

Published: 8/24/18 9:37 am Read More

Sen. Tim Kaine leads Republican Corey Stewart by 17 points in Va.: Poll The Washington Times

...Senate race in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Thursday. Mr. Kaine had the support of 51 percent of likely voters in the poll to Mr. Stewart’s 34 percent. Libertarian Matt Waters ...

Published: 8/23/18 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll Reveals Consumer Sentiment Close to Historic Record High Roanoke Star

...Methodology Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College between February 19 and February 26, 2017. A copy of the questions ...

Published: 3/1/18 8:42 am Read More

NRA's influence built on mobilization Albany Times Union

...Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College and the author of "Guns, Gun Control, and Elections." "But it is largely incorrect. The NRA's power is more complex than people think." Compared with the ...

Published: 2/25/18 8:42 am Read More

Real estate market remains steady into next year even as inventory shrinks Roanoke Times

... metro area across Virginia and housing inventories are depleting, according to a poll conducted by Roanoke College. While this has been troublesome in heavily populated regions such as Northern Virginia, in ...

Published: 12/17/17 8:42 am Read More

Lawmakers Still Sending Thoughts and Prayers, Despite Criticism Roll Call

... you could say that would make the other side happy,” said Harry Wilson, director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College and the author of several books on the gun debate....

Published: 11/9/17 8:42 am Read More

WDBJ7 Political Analyst Dr. Harry speaks on Democratic Turnout for this year WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Dr Harry Wilson told WDBJ7 that, "Exit polls from this year compared to 2013 show five% more Democratic and 8% more Liberal than four years ago. Northern Virginia had a much higher turnout than four years ...

Published: 11/8/17 8:42 am Read More

New Roanoke College poll shows the Virginia Gubernatorial Election in a deadlock WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Dr Harry Wilson told WDBJ7 that, "Exit polls from this year compared to 2013 show five% more Democratic and 8% more Liberal than four years ago. Northern Virginia had a much higher turnout than four years ...

Published: 11/8/17 8:42 am Read More

Poll: Northam and Gillespie tied ahead of Tuesday's election WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

... game when it comes to all three statewide races in Virginia, accordingto a Roanoke College poll published Friday. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are tied ...

Published: 11/4/17 9:42 am Read More

Poll shows Virginia governor's race tied The Hill

...A Roanoke College poll found that Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are tied at 47 percent support with just days remaining in the campaign. In addition, Democrat Justin Fairfax and Republican ...

Published: 11/3/17 9:42 am Read More

Why Ed Gillespie is surging in Virginia Washington Post

...A Roanoke College poll showed that “stopping Donald Trump” is the top priority for just 2 percent of the Virginia electorate, making it one of the least important issues for voters. What do voters care ...

Published: 10/20/17 9:42 am Read More

Virginia's Governor Race Is Shaping Up To Be A Close One Huffington Post

...The other, from Roanoke College, gives him a 6-point advantage. Both are in keeping with previous surveys of the race, which have largely found Northam ahead, but far from comfortably so. HUFFPOST A third ...

Published: 10/18/17 9:42 am Read More

Schapiro: The other polls in the Virginia race Richmond Times Dispatch

... Mason-Dixon Polling and Research, The Washington Post-Schar School of Policy and Government, Roanoke College, Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center, Suffolk University in Massachusetts, and New Jersey’...

Published: 10/17/17 9:42 am Read More

New polls show Ralph Northam with narrow lead over Ed Gillespie in governor's race Roanoke Times

...The Roanoke College Poll, meanwhile, found that Northam’s lead had increased to 6 percentage points, at 50 percent to 44 percent, up two points from a poll released Sept. 26. Hyra was favored by just ...

Published: 10/17/17 9:42 am Read More

Polls show governor's race may be tightening Charlottesville Daily Progress

...A Roanoke College poll has Northam leading Gillespie 50 percent to 44 percent. Libertarian Cliff Hyra received 2 percent of the votes in that poll. A Wason Center for Public Policy poll at Christopher ...

Published: 10/17/17 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Northam leads Gillespie in Virginia governor's race WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...SALEM, Va. - A new Roanoke College poll shows Democratic Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam leading Republican Ed Gillespie. Northam is leading by six percentage points (50 percent-44 percent)...

Published: 10/17/17 9:42 am Read More

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.23.17 MSNBC

...-related news items from across the country. * With timing running out in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, the new Roanoke College poll shows Ralph Northam (D) up by seven over Ed Gillespie (R), 43% to 36%. ...

Published: 8/23/17 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Northam holds 7-percentage point lead over Gillespie WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... ROANOKE (WDBJ7) -- A new Roanoke College Poll reveals that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam holds a 7-percentage point lead (43%-36%) over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial ...

Published: 8/23/17 9:42 am Read More

New poll shows Northam ahead in governor's race WFXR FOX 27 Lynchburg

...According to a new poll from Roanoke College, Democrat Ralph Northam has a 7 percent lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in the race to become Virginia's next governor. The poll was done by The Institute ...

Published: 8/23/17 9:42 am Read More

Northam up 7 points on Gillespie in latest poll of Virginia governor's race The Washington Times

...Gillespie, according to a Roanoke College Poll released Tuesday. Some 17 percent of voters remain undecided. But the numbers show just how far Virginia’s politics are tilting left for Mr. Northam, who ...

Published: 8/22/17 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Northam leads in governor's race post-Charlottesville tragedy Roanoke Times

...-point lead over his Republican opponent in Virginia's governor's race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday. The poll, conducted after a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, ...

Published: 8/22/17 9:42 am Read More

Northam has 7-point lead in Roanoke College poll Charlottesville Daily Progress

...The Roanoke College poll released Tuesday was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. The poll was based on the responses of 599 likely voters interviewed between Aug. 12 and Aug. ...

Published: 8/22/17 9:42 am Read More

Virginia Real Estate Index: Falling prices lead boost in real estate sentiment Roanoke Star

...Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. between February 12 and February 18, 2017. A copy of the questions ...

Published: 3/9/17 8:42 am Read More

Poll shows Va. voters divided on budget, unsure on governor candidates WTOP Radio

... WASHINGTON Two weeks into Virginias short General Assembly session, a new Roanoke College poll reveals voters across the state appear divided on some issues, but in sync on another: They do not know ...

Published: 1/25/17 8:42 am Read More

Comey gives Hillary a closing argument foxnews.com

...But Virginia looks like a lock for Hillary - A Roanoke College poll shows Hillary Clinton with a 7-point lead over Donald Trump. Although this is a 2-point drop since the last poll when Clinton led by ...

Published: 11/7/16 8:42 am Read More

Women are the key to who will win in Virginia Newport News Daily Press

...Lots of yard signs, almost all of them for Trump, said Harry Wilson, a political scientist at Roanoke College. The fact that the Clinton campaign has not sent Tim Kaine to this part of the state even ...

Published: 11/6/16 8:42 am Read More

Poll: Clinton still leading in Virginia, but slipping WTOP Radio

...A Roanoke College poll released Friday has Hillary Clinton with a seven-point lead over Donald Trump, a 45 to 38 percent split, which had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 points. She had a double-...

Published: 11/5/16 9:42 am Read More

Clinton Has 45% to Trump's 38% in Virginia: Roanoke College Poll Bloomberg.com

... FacebookShare on Twitter Share on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on Google+E-mail 17 minutes ago Hillary Clinton has a 7 ppts lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia, Roanoke College Poll shows....

Published: 11/4/16 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Clinton has 7-point lead in Virginia The Hill

... but it’s his followers who give it power Poll: Clinton has 6-point lead in Wisconsin MORE among likely voters in Virginia, 45 percent to 38 percent, according to a Roanoke College poll released Friday....

Published: 11/4/16 9:42 am Read More

Hillary Clinton leads by 7 points in Virginia: poll The Washington Times

...Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 7 points in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Friday and conducted in the wake of FBI Director James B. Comeys recent disclosure that theres ...

Published: 11/4/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Clinton hurt by email probe, holds 7-point lead in Va. Charlottesville Daily Progress

... Clinton possesses a 7-point lead over Donald Trump in Virginia, according to the latest Roanoke College Poll released Friday. While the Democratic presidential nominee remains the front-runner in the state, ...

Published: 11/4/16 9:42 am Read More

Trump Campaign Pulls Out of Key Battleground State of Virginia ABC News

...Polling conducted this month by Roanoke College gives Clinton a 9-point edge among likely voters in the state, leading with 45 percent to Trump's 36 percent. On Monday, the Trump campaign fired its chairman ...

Published: 10/13/16 9:42 am Read More

Independents, not Republicans, decide elections foxnews.com

... Virginia, which looks less like a swing state with each poll, Clinton takes a 9-point lead in a new Roanoke College poll of the four-way race. In the two-way race, Clintonâ€(tm)s lead widens to 13 points....

Published: 10/12/16 9:42 am Read More

Clinton Extends Va. Lead Over Trump in Roanoke College Poll Bloomberg.com

... RedditShare on Google+E-mail 20 minutes ago Hillary Clinton holds a 9 ppt lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Va., 2 ppts more than in previous survey, Roanoke College Poll shows....

Published: 10/11/16 9:42 am Read More

Clinton has 9-point lead over Trump in Va. The Hill

... zingers on Trump, Clinton K contest will help you move to Canada if Trump wins Daily Caller flies false flag on CNN focus group video MORE in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday....

Published: 10/11/16 9:42 am Read More

Economists have a message: Clinton's policies are wrong for America The Hill

...Louis Garry Fleming, Roanoke College Christopher Flinn, New York University Harold Flint, Montclair State University, retired Ralph Frasca, University of Dayton Gary French, Nathan Associates Inc. Diana ...

Published: 9/26/16 9:42 am Read More

Advantage Hillary: Clinton widens lead as first debate looms The Hill

...A Roanoke College poll of Virginia released this week puts her up by 11, and a new Morning Call survey has Clinton ahead by 9 points in Pennsylvania. In Colorado, a Mesa University poll released this ...

Published: 9/23/16 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Clinton up 7 points on Trump in Virginia The Hill

...Clinton has 44 percent support in Virginia to Trump's 37 percent, according to a Roanoke College poll released Thursday. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has 8 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein ...

Published: 9/23/16 9:42 am Read More

Two new Virginia polls indicate presidential race tightening Norfolk Virginian Pilot

... gaining ground in Virginia, which is considered a key state in this year’s White House contest, according to separate cellphone and landline polls conducted by Quinnipiac University and Roanoke College....

Published: 9/22/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Trump closing gap among Virginia voters WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) The latest Roanoke College poll shows Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump closing the gap, but still trailing behind Democrat Hillary Clinton among likely voters in Virginia. The poll,...

Published: 9/22/16 9:42 am Read More

Analysis: Tight race or impending landslide? israelnationalnews.com

...Even as Trump was trending upward this week in national polling, a Roanoke College survey published on Tuesday showed the real estate mogul trailing Mrs. Clinton by a whopping 16 points, 48% to 32%, in ...

Published: 8/25/16 9:42 am Read More

Obama compelled to another August display of compassion foxnews.com

..., not politics - The Federalist Poll: Hillary moves to 16-point lead in Virginia - Roanoke College Trump hikes rent on his own campaign headquarters - New York Post Republicans still waiting on Trump’...

Published: 8/24/16 9:42 am Read More

Hillary Clinton Holds 16-Point Lead Over Donald Trump in Virginia Poll Time Magazine

... Secretary of State leads the New York businessman 48% to 32% in a four-way race that includes Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, results from the latest Roanoke College Poll show....

Published: 8/24/16 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Clinton opens up 16-point lead in Virginia The Politico

... a 16-point lead over Donald Trump in Virginia, according to the results of the latest Roanoke College poll of likely voters in the battleground state out Tuesday. Matched against Trump and the other two ...

Published: 8/24/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll finds Clinton holding double-digit lead in Virginia Roanoke Times

... Trump among Virginia voters after being tied with him three months earlier, according to a new Roanoke College Poll. That divide is the largest yet among a flurry of polls released this month that found ...

Published: 8/24/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll shows Clinton with 16-point lead in Virginia Virginia Business Journal

... 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia, according to The Roanoke College Poll. Clinton is favored by 48 percent of poll respondents compared with 32 percent for Trump....

Published: 8/24/16 9:42 am Read More

Latest Roanoke College poll: Dismal for Trump, improvements for Clinton WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... look good for Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to the latest poll from Roanoke College. Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened a 16-point lead over Trump among ...

Published: 8/23/16 9:42 am Read More

US election 2016: The voters who could decide the outcome BBC

...Mr Trump has alienated women pretty effectively, says Virginia pollster Harry Wilson of Roanoke College. "And once people are turned against you, it's difficult to get them back." Where they count: Virginia ...

Published: 8/22/16 9:42 am Read More

Tiny schools rank among polling’s biggest names Durango Herald

...Christopher Newport University and Roanoke College survey regularly in Virginia, which has emerged as a battleground in the past decade. Often, college polls are led by a professor with expertise in their ...

Published: 8/10/16 9:42 am Read More

What the tough primary season means for Clinton Boston Globe

...Wiley pointed to a Roanoke College poll that showed Republicans in Virginia, a politically competitive state, were more excited than local Democrats about the election by 11 percentage points. Democrats ...

Published: 6/2/16 9:42 am Read More

2016 by the numbers: Obama's rising ratings a boon for Hillary Clinton? CBS News

...But a Roanoke College poll from last week found the race in Virginia tied, with both candidates at 38 percent. The end of the primary calendar With the exception of the Democratic primary in Washington,...

Published: 6/1/16 9:42 am Read More

Poll shows Virginians optimistic about real estate market Roanoke Times

... lot of optimism about the Virginia real estate market, according to a new poll conducted by Roanoke College. The results were a reversal of the negative attitudes about the market seen in many previous ...

Published: 6/1/16 8:42 am Read More

Trump's Ousted Political Director Says He Still Sees Him Winning newsmax.com

...In a Roanoke College poll of Virginia this month, Trump and Hillary Clinton were tied, but Republicans were 11 points more likely to be interested in the campaign than Democrats. Clinton must stitch together ...

Published: 5/31/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Virginia residents feeling better about real estate market WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...(WDBJ7) Roanoke College released a real estate poll Tuesday showing Virginians feel good about the current real estate market. However, the poll found that buyers and sellers are concerned about future ...

Published: 5/31/16 9:42 am Read More

Virginia Republicans Battle Governor on Felon Voting Rights - WSJ The Wall Street Journal

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffes move to restore voting rights to 206,000 felons triggered a high-stakes legal and political battle in the swing state, where Republican leadersclaimthe Democratic governors...

Published: 5/28/16 9:42 am Read More

Williamsburg-area retail vacancies could be 'red flag' Virginia Gazette

... That's consistent with a Virginia consumer survey released Monday by Roanoke College that showed most consumers who had realized saving from low gas prices did not intend to spend that money, but to ...

Published: 5/28/16 9:42 am Read More

Williamsburg-area retail vacancies could be 'red flag' Newport News Daily Press

... That's consistent with a Virginia consumer survey released Monday by Roanoke College that showed most consumers who had realized saving from low gas prices did not intend to spend that money, but to ...

Published: 5/27/16 9:42 am Read More

Poll: Clinton, Trump tied in Virginia The Hill

...A new Roanoke College poll found Trump and Clinton each taking 38 percent support in the commonwealth. Eleven percent of voters said they were undecided and 11 percent said they’d vote for someone else,...

Published: 5/23/16 9:42 am Read More

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump tied in Virginia battleground: poll The Washington Times

..., her GOP rival, both captured 38 percent of likely voters in Virginia, according to a Roanoke College poll. About 11 percent of Old Dominion voters said they are undecided, with another 11 percent saying ...

Published: 5/23/16 9:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Trump, Clinton in dead heat in Virginia WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are locked into a tie in Virginia, according to the latest Roanoke College poll released Monday. Trump and Clinton both have support from 38 percent of likely voters....

Published: 5/23/16 9:42 am Read More

5 numbers that mattered this week The Politico

... Meghann Crawford (Siena) David Redlawsk (Rutgers University), Ashley Koning (Rutgers) and Harry Wilson (Roanoke College) — that sought to find a better measure of how Americans feel about the direction of ...

Published: 5/14/16 9:42 am Read More

Virginians concerned about rising mortgage rates according to Roanoke College poll Roanoke Times

... market, home buyers and sellers fear rising mortgage rates later this year, according to a Roanoke College poll. The poll, which sampled 630 Virginia residents, shows attitudes about the overall current real ...

Published: 3/10/16 8:42 am Read More

Breaking down the GOPs Super Tuesday map The Politico

...A Roanoke College poll out Friday gives Trump a 23-point edge over Cruz, who is statistically tied with Rubio. Carson and Kasich lag the field with just 8 percent support apiece. Wyoming convention; 29 ...

Published: 2/28/16 8:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: Trump, Clinton maintain leads ahead of Tuesday's primary Roanoke Times

... presidential contenders in Virginia heading into next week's crucial Super Tuesday battle, according to a new Roanoke College Poll. Trump, who'll be stumping at Radford University on Monday, is polling at 38 percent ...

Published: 2/26/16 8:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll projects Trump, Hillary as big winners on Super Tuesday WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...Roanoke College has released a poll showing Virginia might help Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump become the undisputed leaders in the race for their respective party nominations. SALEM (WSLS 10) - Roanoke College...

Published: 2/26/16 8:42 am Read More

College in the Midst of Virginia Primary Polling WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...Before the polls open, one college wants to make sure your voice is heard. Roanoke College is in the middle of its presidential primary polling. They say their polls are one of only a handful looking ...

Published: 2/20/16 8:42 am Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Clinton, Trump hold leads in Virginia primary elections Cruz, Rubio in tight battle for second prnewswire.com

...-Days before its primary, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders (50%-33%), and Donald Trump leads the Republican field (Trump 38%, Cruz 15%, Rubio 13%) in Virginia, according to The Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 2/2/16 8:42 am Read More

Roanoke College poll: 60% in favor of parole WDBJ 7 Roanoke

When questioned about the drop in crime and increasing incarceration over the years, respondents were split.

Published: 11/19/15 8:42 am Read More

The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton Tied with Carson and Rubio in Virginia prnewswire.com

... Republican hopefuls Ben Carson (44%-44%) and Marco Rubio (45%-41%), but leads Donald Trump (50%-36%), Jeb Bush (46%-39%), Carly Fiorina (46%-39%) and Ted Cruz (47%-39%), according to The Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 11/19/15 8:42 am Read More

Gun-control advocates hope recent wins signal changing tide Houston Chronicle

... have only recently started taking a similar track, focusing on victories at the state level, said Harry Wilson, a Roanoke University professor who wrote the 2015 book "The Triumph of the Gun Rights Argument....

Published: 9/15/15 6:42 am Read More

Regional home sales, prices continue ascent Norfolk Virginian Pilot

... an improving market, according to the Virginia Real Estate Index, released this week by the Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research. More than a third of sellers surveyed believe the 2016 ...

Published: 9/11/15 9:42 am Read More

Sellers happy, buyers concerned about Va. real estate WTOP Radio

...A new Roanoke College poll suggests sellers are more optimistic in the D.C. region than in many other parts of the Commonwealth. Buyers in northern Virginia are still positive about the market, though ...

Published: 9/8/15 4:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll shows concern for real estate market Roanoke Times

... concerned about the outlook for the local real estate market, according to a recent poll from Roanoke College. While the poll indicated that people searching for a home are optimistic about the current market,...

Published: 9/7/15 4:06 pm Read More

Poll: Real estate market strong, buyer concerns about future in Southwest Virginia WDBJ 7 Roanoke

...SALEM, Va. - A Roanoke College poll indicates that home buyers in Southwest Virginia are growing concerned about the real estate market. The results were released Tuesday morning. More than 600 Virginia ...

Published: 9/7/15 4:06 pm Read More

Our view: What the Roanoke College Poll shows Roanoke Times

...Those are two of the takeaways from the latest Roanoke College Poll. The former seems an interesting test question. While we’ve seen a clamor to haul down Confederate flags (in Danville) and rename roads ...

Published: 8/28/15 4:06 pm Read More

Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia school Boston Metro

... symbol of Southern pride, while 31 percent see it as a racist symbol, according to a Roanoke College poll published on Tuesday. In northern Virginia, where the high school is, opinion is evenly split,...

Published: 8/26/15 4:06 pm Read More

Poll: Clinton trouncing Trump, edging rest of GOP in Virginia The Washington Examiner

...Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 45 percent to 32 percent in a poll released by Roanoke College on Tuesday, but remains in a virtual tie with other GOP candidates. Against Jeb Bush, Clinton slid ahead ...

Published: 8/24/15 4:06 pm Read More

Poll: More Virginians see Confederate battle flag as symbol of heritage than racism WTOP Radio

... Confederate battle flag as a symbol of Southern pride than as a racist symbol, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday. The poll, conducted between Aug. 10 and Aug. 20 and involving 608 ...

Published: 8/24/15 4:06 pm Read More

Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia school AM New York

... symbol of Southern pride, while 31 percent see it as a racist symbol, according to a Roanoke College poll published on Tuesday. In northern Virginia, where the high school is, opinion is evenly split,...

Published: 8/24/15 4:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College Poll: Clinton neck-and-neck with Bush, Rubio and Walker in Virginia Roanoke Times

...The Roanoke College poll, released Tuesday, found Clinton running neck-and-neck with some of the leading candidates vying for the Republican nomination. This is the first time the Roanoke College poll...

Published: 8/24/15 4:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll looks at Clinton-Trump match-up; abortion and Confederate flag opinions WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has a big lead over Republican Donald Trump, according to the latest Roanoke College Poll....

Published: 8/24/15 4:06 pm Read More

Roanoke College poll: Clinton neck and neck with other leading candidates WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Clinton holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump in Virginia. But a new poll from Roanoke College suggests the Democratic frontrunner for President is now neck and neck with other leading candidates for ...

Published: 8/23/15 4:06 pm Read More

Gun control not likely to play a role in next year's presidential election WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson says it's unlikely to play a major role in next year's presidential race Wilson's latest book is "The Triumph of the Gun-Rights Argument: Why the Gun Control Debate ...

Published: 7/12/15 4:06 pm Read More

Politicians' support in McDonnell appeal shows disconnection on ethics, political scientists say Newport News Daily Press

...McDonnell likely did not have the most sympathetic panel from the 4th Circuit, said Roanoke College political scientist Harry Wilson. Courts deal with what violates the law and what doesn't. That may ...

Published: 7/11/15 4:06 pm Read More

Jeb Bush, fellow GOP candidates rush to distance themselves from Donald Trump (+video) Christian Science Monitor

... Harry Wilson, a professor of public affairs and director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, told the Monitor last week that in an overflowing Republican ...

Published: 7/6/15 4:06 pm Read More

Why is Donald Trump surging in early polls? Christian Science Monitor

...Those qualities make him viable," says Harry Wilson, professor of public affairs and director of the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. "It's an extremely ...

Published: 6/30/15 4:06 pm Read More

Norfolk Southern move discourages property sellers, Roanoke College poll shows Roanoke Times

... have improved since last year, Norfolk Southern’s decision to relocate 500 jobs out of Roanoke has given sellers concerns about Southwest Virginia, according to a new poll conducted by Roanoke College....

Published: 2/24/15 3:06 pm Read More

Consumers are feeling good about the real estate market for 2015 WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... A new study from Roanoke College says people in our area feel optimistic about home sales in 2015...

Published: 2/24/15 3:06 pm Read More

Poll shows Virginians' concern for commonwealth's political culture WTOP Radio

...Like a Roanoke College poll released last week, this poll finds more Virginians believe the commonwealth is headed in the right direction than the wrong direction. Among Northern Virginians, 58 percent ...

Published: 1/27/15 3:06 pm Read More

Virginia Senate panel shoots down gun control bills The Washington Times

.... police pot possession citations heavily target poor, mostly are ignored A recent Roanoke College poll showed that 88 percent of Virginians support closing the gun show loophole that allows certain ...

Published: 1/25/15 3:06 pm Read More

Gov. McAuliffe’s gun control efforts for Virginia die in Senate committee Washington Post

...A recent Roanoke College poll found that Virginians widely support universal background checks, including at gun shows. However, residents were evenly split on reinstatement of the one-handgun-a-month ...

Published: 1/25/15 2:06 pm Read More

Poll: Majority think Bob McDonnell was good governor WDBJ 7 Roanoke

... A new survey from Roanoke College tonight shows a majority of Virginians think Bob McDonnell was a good Governor, but they also believe he should spend time in prison for his conviction on federal corruption ...

Published: 1/21/15 3:06 pm Read More

Poll finds Virginians optimistic about commonwealth's future WTOP Radio

...A Roanoke College poll suggests 53 percent of Virginians think the commonwealth is going in the right direction, but a similar percentage think the country is on the wrong track. Both are improvements ...

Published: 1/20/15 3:06 pm Read More

VA Real Estate Markets Remain Strong – Little Change Over The Year Roanoke Star

...Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College, November 10-13, 2014. The sample consisted of 613 residents of Virginia. For ...

Published: 12/8/14 3:06 pm Read More

Purple-blue Virginia will likely see stability in midterms The Washington Times

...SEE ALSO: Brown, Hogan neck and neck heading into Maryland election A Roanoke College poll released this week showed Mr. Warner with a double-digit lead and voters struggling to even identify Mr. Gillespie ...

Published: 10/30/14 4:06 pm Read More

Fourth Circuit ruling could impact local clerk's offices, marriage licenses WSLS NBC 10 Roanoke

...However a recent study released in 2014 by researchers from institutions including Rutgers and Roanoke College found that those Virginians polled favored legalizing same-sex marriage by 53% to 40%. The ...

Published: 7/28/14 4:06 pm Read More

EDITORIAL: The two faces of Mark Warner The Washington Times

...A poll by Roanoke College released last week found Mr. Warner with a comfortable lead over Mr. Gillespie among registered voters, 47 percent to 22 percent. At this early stage of the campaign that's due ...

Published: 7/27/14 4:06 pm Read More

Senate candidates from Virginia spar, politely, in first debate CNN.com

... Warner said. "I think no options should be taken off the table." Gillespie faces an uphill battle to unseat the incumbent Warner. A recent Roanoke College poll shows the senator holding a 25-point lead....

Published: 7/26/14 4:06 pm Read More

Mark Warner on offense in Virginia Senate debate The Politico

...Thats good news for a senator who led by 25 points in a Roanoke College poll published this week. The incumbent came out swinging early and often in a 90-minute debate at the Greenbrier Resort. When Republican ...

Published: 7/25/14 4:06 pm Read More

OVERNIGHT CAMPAIGN: Oppo-season The Hill

...VA-SEN (WARNER): A new poll from Roanoke College shows Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) ahead of Republican challenger Ed Gillespie (R) by a wide margin, leading the former Republican National Committee chairman ...

Published: 7/22/14 4:06 pm Read More

Poll: Warner leads Gillespie by 6 in Virginia The Politico

... poll published Jan. 23 by Christopher Newport University showed him leading by 20 points, and Roanoke College put him ahead 29 points earlier in January. Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican ...

Published: 2/10/14 3:06 pm Read More

2016 polls: Clinton tops Christie in three major states CNN.com

... And a majority of voters questioned the polls by Roanoke College in Virginia, Rutgers-Eagleton in New Jersey and Siena College in New York state, say they have a favorable view of the former secretary ...

Published: 1/4/14 3:06 pm Read More