Coakley leads Republican Charlie Baker by 9 points, down from previous polls
Just over half (52 percent) favor placing a question repealing the state’s casino law on the ballot this November, with 39 percent opposed.
The poll also found openness to legalizing marijuana.
Attorney General Martha Coakley has been catching flack today for flubbing the amount of the Massachusetts gas tax during an appearance on WCVB’s On the Record over the weekend. Coakley said she thought the state’s gas tax was 10 cents per gallon; the actual amount is 24 cents per gallon. Coakley’s error is certainly more understandable than when […]
Due to a new addition to the extended MPG family (Rosalie Ruth Koczela, born 3 weeks ago), we are a bit late on the April fundraising roundup. Rather than rehash the monthly fundraising totals, which have been reported elsewhere, we have summarized the full fundraising data, from January 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014, in […]
Massachusetts residents support reforms that have saved money and reduced crime in other states.
Five Thirty Eight doesn’t know if Missouri is in the South or the Midwest. So we asked Missouri residents ourselves.
Gallup made headlines this week by ranking states based on how many of their residents want to move away. Massachusetts’ residents had the 8th itchiest feet, with 41 percent saying they would leave the Bay State. That number is considerably higher than what we have seen when we asked similar questions in our own polling. We wondered, […]
Given that our research covered many of the topics addressed in the new national report, here’s a quick rundown of what Massachusetts voters think about some of the key issues.
If any of the three lesser known candidates for Governor win in November, they will have blazed a new trail rather than followed either Elizabeth Warren or Deval Patrick’s path.
Gubernatorial candidates reported $894,007 in contributions, and added just over half a million dollars of their own money into their campaign accounts.
Results of MPG’s second quarter omnibus poll also show fans favor keeping Jerry Remy
Update: We have received confirmation that the favorable / unfavorable ratio is 59/24, resolving the earlier ambiguity. Posted April 5, 2014. There has been some disagreement and ambiguity concerning The Hill’s description of a DCCC poll of the Massachusetts 6th Congressional District’s Democratic Primary. Specifically, the description of Tierney’s favorables is ambiguous in the article. According […]
A new Pew poll reveals that, on this issue, Bay State residents essentially mirror national opinion.
Though we will have a full roundup at the end of this month, here is what the gubernatorial candidates reported for March 1-15.
Business leaders want better partnership and communication with the education system to better prepare students for the workplace.
Coakley has leads in both the Democratic primary and the general election against Charlie Baker.
Meanwhile, more support than oppose full legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts.
Signals suggest Scott Brown announcing a Senate run in New Hampshire this afternoon amid upside down favorability ratings. But favorables and likeability aren’t everything—the 2012 Massachusetts Senate campaign showed us that.
Boston residents are even more supportive of criminal justice reform proposals than are residents statewide, where support is already quite high. Three quarters of Boston residents would prefer the criminal justice system focus on prevention or rehabilitation, while the current system is seen as most effective at punishment.