Instant Poll Archive

Jul. 1-6

Mark Zuckerberg

Should Mark Zuckerberg resign as CEO to focus on product development in bid to take political pressure off Facebook?

Yes: 79%
No: 21%

Jun. 24-Jun. 30

Baseball game

Will baseball fans embrace a truncated 60-game season?

Yes: 94%
No: 6%

Jun. 11-23

George Floyd

Will the Republican-controlled Senate join the House and pass a police reform bill?

No: 63%
Yes: 37%

Jun. 1-10

Protesters in Wash., D.C.

Donald Trump has threatened to call out the US military to restore “law and order” in cities reeling from violent protests. Do you agree?

Yes: 67%
No: 33%

May 20-Jun. 1

MLB, NFL & NBA logo

Do you believe professional sports (MLB, NBA, NFL) will be back this year?

Yes: 69%
No: 31%

May 14-19

Dr. Rick Bright

Rick Bright, who was America’s top vaccine official, warns the country faces the “darkest winter in modern history?" Do you expect a resurgence in COVID-19?

Yes: 95%
No: 5%

Apr. 30-May 13

Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has called the shelter-in-place order “fascist.” Is it right for the government to restrict movement for the greater good?

Yes: 95%
No: 5%

Apr. 21-29


Facebook is blocking anti-quarantine protesters from using the site to organize demonstrations to protest "stay-at-home” orders.

Good move: 79%
Bad move: 21%

Apr. 10-20

When do you expect PR to snap back to business?

2021: 42%
Summer: 30%
Fall: 28%
May: 0%

Apr. 7-9

Navy Captain Brett Crozier

Did Capt. Crozier’s punishment fit his breach of protocol to protect crew from COVID-19?

No: 100%
Yes: 0%

Mar. 30-Apr. 6

Joe Biden

Should Joe Biden step aside and throw his support to Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic presidential nod?

Yes, country needs new leadership for new time: 50%
No, Biden’s steady hand is what country needs: 43%
What about Bernie?: 7%

Mar. 20-29

Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Gov. Newsom, Anthony Fauci

Who gets the highest marks for their coronavirus pressers?

Gov. Cuomo: 70%
Dr. Fauci: 28%
Gov. Newsom: 1%
Mayor de Blasio: 0%

Mar. 4-Mar. 19

Joe Biden, Feel th eBern, Trump, NY coronavirus cases

What do you find most worrisome?

4 more years of Trump: 67%
Coronavirus spread: 21%
Biden presidency: 7%
Bernie presidency: 5%

Feb. 26-Mar. 3

Democratic Debate in South Carolina

Who would you vote for to take on Trump?

Bloomberg: 30%
Sanders: 25%
Biden: 20%
Warren: 15%
Buttigieg: 10%
Klobuchar: 0%

Feb. 24-25

Airline stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street today due to coronavirus jitters. Are investors overreacting? (Latest figures from the WHO for coronavirus spread as of Feb. 24 listed above)

No: 67%
Yes: 33%

Feb. 20-23

Democratic Debate in Las Vegas

Who "won" the debate?

Elizabeth Warren: 55%
Mike Bloomberg: 15%
Bernie Sanders: 15%
Pete Buttigieg: 10%
Amy Klobuchar: 5%
Joe Biden: 0%

Feb. 5-19

Nancy Pelosi tears up SOTU speech

Nancy Pelosi’s decision to tear up the SOTU speech was:

Signal SOTU was pack of lies deserving of trash can: 34%
Proper quid-pro-quo response to Trump’s refusal to shake her hand: 24%
Bad move that will result in Dems losing control of the House: 24%
Fodder for Trump’s pitch Dems won’t work with him: 18%

Jan. 23-Feb. 4

Trump 2020 poster

Will Donald Trump’s political campaign get a boost after the Senate acquits him of impeachment?

No. Independents won’t vote for only the third president to be impeached: 61%
Yes. The acquittal supports his claim impeachment was a scam by House Democrats: 39%

Jan. 3-22

General Soleimani

President Trump’s decision to assassinate the second most powerful figure in Iran will result in:

Escalated violence in the region: 55%
Terror attack in US: 29%
Decreased tension in the Middle East: 17%

Dec. 12-Jan. 2

Time Magazine Person of the Year Greta Thunberg

Time magazine selected Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, its person of the year:

Selected to help magazine appeal to younger audience: 43%
Good choice: 40%
Poor choice: 17%

Dec. 5-11


Trump campaign decision to ban Bloomberg reporters from its rallies and events is:

Not going to last very long: 54%
Blow to freedom of press: 31%
Savvy political move: 15%

Nov. 19-Dec. 4

Hillary Clinton

Should Hillary Clinton follow Mike Bloomberg and Deval Patrick into the Democratic presidential contest?

No: 88%
Yes: 12%

Nov. 10-19

Oscar Munoz

"We don't assume everybody will jump back on the aircraft," United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said in devising a plan that allows customers an alternative to flying in a Boeing Max 737. Would you fly a 737?

No: 65%
Yes: 35%

Oct. 31-Nov. 9

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s decision to ban political advertising is:?

Challenge to Facebook: 38%
Good PR move to curry favor in DC: 33%
Blow to freedom of speech: 29%

Oct. 30

Washington Nationals & Houston Astros

Who do you want to win?

Nationals: 62%
Astros: 38%

Oct. 24-29

Mark Zuckerberg

Is Facebook’s planned Libra digital currency dubbed the “Zuck buck” dead after CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s grilling on Capitol Hill?

Yes: 54%
No: 46%

Oct. 11-23


Should US companies cave to the political demands of China’s government in order to gain/maintain access to the Chinese market?

No: 90%
Yes: 10%

Sep. 24- Oct. 10

President Donald Trump

Should Donald Trump be impeached?

Yes: 75%
No: 25%

Sep. 18-23

Hong Kong protesters

Would you work for Hong Kong to help overcome "negative perceptions" triggered by the government’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests?

No, it presents a huge reputational risk: 55%
Yes, every voice needs to be heard: 45%

Sep. 12-17

Richard Edelman, Mark Read & John Wren

Should CEOs lobby Congress on behalf of tougher gun control measures?

Yes. They are responsible for worksite safety: 79%
No. It may trigger backlash from NRA, gun groups: 21%

Aug. 25-Sep. 11

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck’s decision to retire at 29 at the height of his game due to injuries sustained over the years shows:

NFL needs more rules to protect QBs: 57%
16-game regular season needs to be shortened: 23%

Aug. 16-25

Trump speaks at rally

Trump said 8/15:"You have no choice but to vote for me because your 401(k)'s down the tubes. Everything is going to be down the tubes. So whether you love me or hate me, you've got to vote for me."

He's nuts: 64%
Reason to vote Democratic: 24%
Good political re-election platform: 12%

Aug. 2-15

Immigration Detention Center

Jul. 30 NYT article details Edelman’s decision to drop work for GEO Group, which runs immigration detention centers, after pressure from employees.

Right move: 68%
Wrong move: 16%
Had no choice: 16%

Jul. 19-Aug. 1

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.; Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.; Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass.; and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.

Are Trump’s racist attack on the so-called “squad” of progressive Democrats a winning campaign strategy?

Just the distraction of the minute: 54%
Yes: 23%
No: 23%

Jul. 9-18

Eric Swalwell

California Congessman Eric Swalwell has dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Who among the better-known candidates will be next to call it quits?

Kirsten Gillibrand: 46%
Cory Booker: 23%
Beto O'Rourke: 19%
Amy Klobuchar: 8%
Joe Biden: 4%

Jun. 28-Jul. 9

Democratic Debate

Who “won" the first round of the Democratic debates?

Kamala Harris: 33%
Pete Buttigieg: 28%
Elizabeth Warren: 22%
Julian Castro: 17%
Amy Klobuchar: 0%
Cory Booker: 0%

Jun. 13-27

News Corp Gen Counsel David Pitofsky

David Pitofsky, News Corp gen. counsel, says Facebook & Google have “financially dis-incentivized news orgs from investing in investigative reporting.

Disagree: 58%
Agree: 37%
Don't care: 5%

May 30-Jun. 12

FleishmanHillard CEO John Saunders

Bayer’s suspension of FH over the firm compiling a dossier of about 200 who expressed health concerns about Monsanto's Roundup weed killer is:

Right move: 53%
Wrong move: 47%

May 24-30

President Trump in Rose Garden

President Trump has decided he won’t negotiate with Democrats until they drop probes. How will he spend free time?

Hold more rallies: 67%
Improve golf game: 11%
Hike Fox News time: 11%
Plan presidential library: 11%

May 9-23

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues in a New York Times op-ed that it is time to break up the social media giant.

Agree: 52%
Disagree: 48%

Apr. 25-May 8

What do you think of 76-year-old Joe Biden’s decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination?

Too old for the job: 44%
Has experience and qualifications for the job: 40%
Doesn't represent today's Democratic party: 16%

Apr. 11-24

Julian Assange

Reporters Without Borders calls for UK to protect the role of journalism by rejecting US request to extradite Julian Assange:

No. He stole sensitive national security information
that put peoples’ lives at risk: 75%
Agree. He’s a journalism hero for shedding
light on US intelligence: 25%

Apr. 1-10

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has called for governments and regulators to exert more control over the Internet:

Smokescreen to take heat off Facebook: 71%
Agree: 18%
Disagree: 12%

Mar. 19-31

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to split up tech giants like Facebook and Amazon:

Pie in the sky thinking: 58%
Agree: 27%
Disagree: 15%

Mar. 6-18

DNC Chairman Tom Perez

The DNC has banned Fox from televising its upcoming presidential candidate debates because it believes the network is a propaganda weapon for President Trump:

Bad Move, Dems need to broaden base: 48%
Meh, Fox viewers are “lost” to Dems: 39%
Good move, Dems wouldn't get a fair shot: 13%

Feb. 27-Mar. 5

Michael Cohen testifies

Will the American public trust the testimony of convicted liar Michael Cohen?

Yes: 79%
No: 21%

Feb. 19-26

Amazon & New York City

Who's the biggest loser in Amazon/New York City split?

Neither, both will be fine without each other: 62%
NYC: 31%
Amazon: 7%

Feb. 7-18

New York Post: Virginia is for Losers

Who will be the first to resign?

Nobody: 85%
Lt. Gov. Fairfax: 7%
Gov. Norham: 4%
Attorney General Herring: 4%

Feb. 4-6

Sens. Bernie Sanders & Chuck Schumer

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer plan to introduce a bill to limit corporate stock buybacks.

Good idea: 50%
Bad idea: 50%

Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

An independent presidential run by former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will:

Fizzle out: 61%
Assure the re-election of Donald
Trump: 29%

Give voters a centrist
candidate option: 10%

Jan. 17-27

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Media superstar Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will:

Attract more young people to vote for Democrats: 53%
Flame out after her 15 minutes of fame are up: 33%
Provide rich political fodder for Republicans: 14%