Posts Categorized: Polling

Polls Confirm Americans Support Statehood for Puerto Rico

A Hill-HarrisX poll of 1000 Americans found in early July that 47% favor statehood for Puerto Rico. Questions about statehood for both Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia were presented. Here are the statements presented, with the number of respondents who agreed: Only Washington, DC should be granted statehood: 9% Only Puerto Rico should… Read more »

Poll Shows Support for Puerto Rico Statehood Stronger than for D.C.

A recent poll by Data for Progress found that Americans overall would rather give statehood to Puerto Rico than to Washington, D.C. Both D.C. and Puerto Rico have voted for statehood and Puerto Rico has formally requested statehood. Both have introduced admission bills. Data for Progress surveyed 1,282 U.S. voters and asked these questions: Would… Read more »

New Poll Shows Florida’s Puerto Rican Voters Want Statehood Supporters

A new poll of Florida’s voters of Puerto Rican origin found that 80% favor statehood for Puerto Rico — and that the attitudes of candidates toward this issue will affect their votes in 2020. ALG Research contacted 600 Puerto Rican voters and asked questions about their voting history and their plans for upcoming elections. These… Read more »

Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Statistical Profile

The Pew Hispanic Center has for some time been keeping records on people living in Puerto Rico, and on people from Puerto Rico living in the States.  According to the most recent report, Puerto Ricans are the second-largest Hispanic subgroup in the U.S. after Mexicans, constituting 9.5 percent of the total U.S. Hispanic population.  They… Read more »

Who’s a Real American?

A new poll gives insight into what Americans think makes “a real American.” Surprise! It’s not being born in America or spending most of one’s life in the United States. The Grinnell College poll asked 1,000 adults across the U.S. for opinions on a range of subjects. Here are the characteristics respondents considered most important… Read more »

New Rasmussen Poll Finds More Americans Favor Statehood for Puerto Rico

Rasmussen Reports, a major opinion polling organization, has reported that an increasing number of Americans approve of statehood for Puerto Rico, and more would prefer for Puerto Rico to become the 51st state than Washington, D.C. In a phone and internet survey conducted last week, Rasmussen Reports asked 1,000 American adults whether D.C. and Puerto… Read more »

More Americans Want Statehood for Puerto Rico

A new poll from Fox News finds that a majority of respondents want Puerto Rico to be a state, not a territory or an independent nation. In phone interviews with over 1,000 subjects, Fox found that 41% of those surveyed favored statehood for Puerto Rico — an 11 point jump since the last time Fox… Read more »

New Polls on Puerto Rico Status

Two new polls on Puerto Rico status are being conducted in the run up to the 2017 referendum. The Tylt, a website that gives readers a chance to vote in simple yes-or-no polls, asked whether Puerto Rico should become the 51st state. As of this writing, 68.6% of respondents say yes to statehood for Puerto… Read more »

NPP, Statehood Maintain Lead in Puerto Rico Polls

New Progressive Party (NPP) gubernatorial candidate Ricardo Rossello led PDP hopeful David Bernier, Gov. Garcia’s former Secretary of State, 39.01% to 30.73% in a poll of 1,074 voters in Puerto Rico October 15th. Two independents had 13.97% and 12.1% respectively, and the two ’third party’ aspirants had 3.82% and .37% support. NPP U.S. House nominee… Read more »