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April 28, 2021

Poll Contact: Tatishe Nteta

UMass Amherst/WCVB Poll Finds Wide Support for a Slate of Reforms to Make Voting Easier, as well as Enacting Voter ID Requirements

Half of Americans surveyed worry about potential voter fraud, two-thirds find Georgia law prohibiting giving food or water to voters as unnecessary, and nearly half think sports leagues should stay out of politics

April 27, 2021

Poll Contact: Tatishe Nteta

Republicans Blame Democrats, Antifa and U.S. Capitol Police for Jan. 6 Mayhem, According to New UMass Amherst/WCVB Poll

Poll finds plurality of respondents say Trump is most responsible for the violence at the Capitol, while a majority supports continuing federal efforts to find, arrest and prosecute the day’s participants

April 26, 2021

Poll Contact: Tatishe Nteta

New UMass Amherst / WCVB Poll Finds Majority Approval of Biden’s First 100 Days, While One-Third of Americans Still See His Presidency as Illegitimate

The president receives high marks on his handling of the COVID vaccine rollout and overseeing the economic rebound, while concerns exist over gun violence and immigration at the Mexican border