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07.09.15 Liam Mathews

Being a racist fartgoblin is bad for Donald Trump’s business interests but great for his apparently now-serious Presidential campaign. A new poll by The Economist/YouGov finds that The Donald is the preferred candidate among the highest percentage of registered Republican voters. Fifteen percent of survey respondents say that the hobo’s dream of a rich man […]

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07.06.15 Bucky Turco

According to a new poll, nearly 70% of people said that driving stoned is “not much of a problem,” which is true. The recent Gallup survey “didn’t ask Americans to estimate the severity of impairment each substance produces, but to say more broadly how much drivers’ use of each substance affects traffic safety.” The four […]

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06.10.15 Liam Mathews

NY1 and Baruch College conducted a poll of Bronx residents to determine, among other things, what nickname for their borough they prefer. By a large margin, survey respondents answered “the Boogie Down Bronx,” a reference to the borough’s status as the birthplace of hip-hop. The nickname dates back to the 1970s dance parties where DJs […]

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03.03.15 Bucky Turco

Republican Millenials — a dickish demographic too young to be as cynical as they are — tend to be much cooler with ending the prohibition on pot than the older curmudgeons in their party, according to a Pew Research poll. A whopping 63% of young GOPers showed support for the legalization of weed compared to […]

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01.15.15 Bucky Turco

While the majority of New Yorkers are so over protests against the police (57 – 35 percent), an even greater number aren’t cool with the police protesting at the funerals of two slain cops (69 – 27 percent), according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll. They’re also not feeling PBA president Patrick Lynch and his […]

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12.18.14 Bucky Turco

According to a recent Quinnipiac University Poll, New Yorkers are a funny bunch. While 67% of New York City voters agree that the grand jury fucked up the Eric Garner case, 57% of those same voters aren’t cool with demonstrators protesting that bad decision in the streets. Only 34% think blocking traffic is okay. Some […]

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11.20.14 Rhett Jones

The decision to stop arresting citizens for simple possession in NYC has only been in effect for 24-hours, and a poll conducted on Tuesday shows that New Yorkers overwhelmingly approve. A new poll by Quinnipiac University shows that 71% of residents approve of the new policy, which makes possession of less than 25 grams a violation instead […]

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09.08.14 ANIMAL

Remember Proust, the iPhone app that rewards your judginess? Now, there’s an embeddable polls version for desktops. We’re going to use it to occasionally gather our readers’ collective opinions about some very important questions. […]

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05.27.14 Bucky Turco

According to a Quinnipiac poll released on Friday, New York State voters overwhelmingly support medical weed, with a whopping 83 percent of presumably cool people in favor and 15 percent of likely curmudgeons opposed. A large majority, 62 – 34 percent, also approves of having dispensaries in their towns to provide medicinal cannabis, which is […]

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04.02.14 Andy Cush

The results of a new Pew Research poll paint a rosy picture for the future of pot in America. According to the study, 54 percent of Americans believe the plant should be legalized, and 69 percent believe it is less dangerous than alcohol. Furthermore, 75 percent of Americans — including those who are against legalization — […]

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