Poll Spot

Arab-Americans: How we see ourselves

Sponsor: Arab American Institute
Released: 2007-07

Experiences of discrimination are not uniform within the Arab American community, with 76% of young Arab Americans (18 to 29 years old) and 58% of Arab American Muslims reporting that they have “personally experienced discrimination in the past because of [their] ethnicity,” as opposed to 42% of respondents overall. Arab Americans overall were split on […]

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Survey on Catholics in America

Sponsor: The Barna Group
Released: 2007-07

Although the percentage of adults who describe themselves as Catholic has dropped from three out of ten to slightly more than two out of ten in the past two decades, Catholics remain the largest denominational segment in the country (22%).

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News Poll

Sponsor: CBS News
Released: 2007-06

50% feel it’s appropriate for a candidate to talk about their religious beliefs; 70% say it’s not appropriate for a religious leader to urge people to vote for a specific candidate; 38% said it’s very/somewhat important that a candidate share their beliefs; 63% said it’s important (very or somewhat) for a candidate to have strong […]

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National Survey on Perspectives on Poverty

Sponsor: The Barna Group
Released: 2007-06

A majority of Americans are very concerned about poverty though they are largely misinformed about its severity. Evangelical Christians are half as likely as other Americans to view poverty as the biggest challenge facing the nation. Evangelicals are also least likely to see poverty as a government job/most likely to see it as the church’s […]

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Campaign 2008

Sponsor: CBS News
Released: 2007-06

65% of polled Republicans and 41% of polled Democrats think it’s appropriate for presidential candidates to talk publicly about their religious views. A majority of both Democrats and Republicans said religious leaders should not urge voters to vote for or against a candidate. This poll also includes questions about importance of shared and/or strong religious […]

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