Just 50 percent of registered Massachusetts voters are aware that there is an election for US Senate in the next few months. The other half are divided between those who don’t know when the next election is (22 percent) and those who think it is sometime later (28 percent). Fewer voters are aware of an election coming up than voted in the 2012 … Read the rest
Voters recognize potential benefits of raising revenue; support rises with specifics on spending
Massachusetts voters see the potential benefits of raising additional revenue for transportation improvements and are open to several possible sources of revenue, according to a report on a series of polls and focus groups released today by MassINC and The MassINC Polling … Read the rest
Rich Parr has joined The MassINC Polling Group as Research Director. Parr comes to us from the Boston-based business association A Better City, where he served as Policy Director since April 2010. In his new role Parr will help us serve our growing client base and add to our editorial and analytical offerings. Prior to his career in public policy, Parr was a web producer … Read the rest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Consumer confidence fell this quarter to the lowest level in over a year, according to poll data released today by The MassINC Polling Group. The Massachusetts Index of Consumer Sentiment dropped about 15 points to 71.2 since October 2012, a reversal of a yearlong trend of steady improvements in consumers’ outlook.
More Bay State residents now say the last year … Read the rest
With signals of his interest is possibly entering the likely special election to replace outgoing Senator John Kerry, Congressman Steve Lynch appears poised to force a Democratic primary. This should please Democratic leaning voters, who say they would prefer a competitive primary. Among those voters who say they would vote in a Democratic primary rather than a Republican primary, 71 percent … Read the rest