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October 26, 2022

Poll contact: Tatishe Nteta

New National UMass Amherst Poll on Issues Finds One-Third of Americans Believe ‘Great Replacement’ Theory

Two-thirds support gay marriage, majorities support marijuana legalization and federal pardons, and pluralities support gun control legislation and federal abortion legalization

September 1, 2022

Poll contact: Tatishe Nteta

New UMass Amherst / WCVB Poll Finds Some Leads Widening, Others Vanishing in Mass. Democratic Party Primary Down-ballot Races.

As Maura Healey cruises to her party’s nod for governor, Democratic voters energized by the Supreme Court’s recent abortion decision express overall satisfaction with the slate of candidates, even if they might be undecided in some races.

June 24, 2022

Poll contact: Tatishe Nteta

Nearly two-thirds of Mass. Residents disagree with supreme court decision overturning Roe, New UMass Amherst/WCVB Poll finds;

Majority of the poll’s respondents also say Congress should take action by passing a law making abortion legal nationwide.

June 23, 2022

Poll contact: Tatishe Nteta

New UMass Amherst / WCVB Poll Finds Healey, Diehl Running Away with Party Nominations for Massachusetts Governorship.

On the day Sonia Chang-Díaz drops out of Democratic race, the new poll found her trailing AG Maura Healey by over 30 points, while the primary race for lieutenant governor is a three-way toss-up entering the summer campaign season.

May 17, 2022

Poll contact: Tatishe Nteta

President Biden’s Approval Falls Below 40% for First Time in New National UMass Amherst Poll

Poll finds two-thirds of Republicans still question legitimacy of Biden’s win and nearly half want former President Trump charged for role in the lead up to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot; majority also want to continue providing military weapons and support to Ukraine