Social and Cultural Polls

Social and Cultural Polls

Siena Research Institute regularly conducts studies on the Civic Health, Sports Fanship, Technology, US Presidents and First Ladies.


Social & Cultural - Siena Research Institute News

  • The Times Union/Siena College Upstate Education Poll

    Jury Out on Common Core Long-Term; Upstaters Call for Timeout on Implementation and Current Testing
    Local Schools Strongest in College Prep; Weakest in Getting Students Ready for Workforce; Huge Support for Vocational Training
    Teachers Get Good Grades across Upstate; High on Quality and Doing What is Best for NY’s Students
    Lack of Parental Involvement, Bullying, Student Behavior Top Long List of Problems Read More

  • Tri-state Poll: Virginia, New Jersey, New York

    Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead over Christie, Paul & Ryan
    Voters in NJ, NY & Virginia in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage, National Gun Registry, Keystone Pipeline, Minimum Wage Hike, Med Marijuana; States Mixed on Obamacare, Unemployment Extension
    Cuomo Stronger in NY than Christie in Jersey or McAuliffe in Virginia
    NY & NJ Voters see Global Climate Change; Virginians Mixed
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  • Siena/C-SPAN First Ladies Poll

    Eleanor Roosevelt Retains Top Spot as America’s Best First Lady
    Michelle Obama Enters Study as 5th, Hillary Clinton Drops to 6th
    Clinton Seen First Lady Most as Presidential Material; Laura Bush, Pat Nixon, Mamie Eisenhower, Bess Truman Could Have Done More in Office
    Eleanor & FDR Top Power Couple; Mary Drags Lincolns Down in the Ratings
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