If it can be proven that veterans died due to scheduling practices at the Phoenix VA hospital, then 71 percent of Arizonans think VA employees should be charged with crimes.The Behavior Research Center's Rocky Mountain Poll surveyed Arizonans on a few aspects of the VA scandal, finding that a majori ... More >>
Despite what the state Republican party says, not every Republican voter in the state is grabbing a torch and pitchfork to go after Senator John McCain.Although the state GOP censured McCain last month, poll results released today seem to show that Republicans don't hate McCain that much.
Marijuana legalization in Arizona is either clearly supported by most people, or clearly not supported by most people, depending on which poll results you look at.Although two polls released earlier this year seemed to show most people were on-board with legalization, a poll released today says the ... More >>
This year was an important year for marijuana-related issues in Arizona.Some of the most important battles of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act were fought this year, and there appears to be a future for legalization. Check out the top 10 marijuana stories from New Times this year:
Pollsters say Sheriff Joe Arpaio's job-approval rating is 37 percent.Although that seems extraordinarily high, it's the lowest rating the Behavior Research Center has found for Arpaio since it began polling on the subject in 1996.
Gay marriage and legal marijuana possession are two things that probably haven't stood a chance in hell against Arizona voters over the last few years, but two groups are thinking now's the time for their issues.Last week, a group calling itself "Safer Arizona" filed its paperwork for a marijuana-le ... More >>
Arizona may become the next state where the voters can decide to legalize the personal use of marijuana.On Wednesday, a group calling itself "Safer Arizona" filed its paperwork for the marijuana-legalizing amendment to the Arizona Constitution with the Secretary of State's office. The group will nee ... More >>
It shouldn't be illegal to possess a little marijuana, according to more than half of Arizona's residents.This Behavior Research Center poll, released today, shows that 56 percent of the Arizonans surveyed are in favor of "legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use," wi ... More >>
Senator Jeff Flake is doing a pretty darn good job in office, according to very, very few people.Flake wasn't exactly a big fan of the recent poll that showed his approval rating was just 32 percent, and he probably won't like the poll released today, in which just 18 percent of people said Flake's ... More >>
Senator John McCain is doing a pretty good job, according to hardly anyone.That's according to a poll from Behavior Research Center, which says McCain's 26 percent approval rating among Arizonans is the lowest level in 21 years.See also:-John McCain Bucks the NRA, Supports Expanding Background Check ... More >>
According to the latest poll of Arizonans, President Obama's ahead of Mitt Romney by two percentage points, which qualifies as being "dead even."This poll comes from the Behavior Research Center, which is notably the only polling outfit that's shown an Obama lead in Arizona out of the eight companie ... More >>
See also: Obama Winning Arizona: Not as Dumb of an Idea as People ThoughtIn April, Arizona State University's Morrison Institute released a poll showing the race between President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney in Arizona was essentially a "toss up."The thought of Obama winning Arizona -- which t ... More >>
Arizona's GOP presidential primary, like New Hampshire's, will likely be another race for second place -- according to a recently released poll, former Massachusetts Governor (and one-time Joe Arpaio butt-smoocher) Mitt Romney has a double-digit lead over each of his opponents in the "Colt Single ... More >>
We've crunched the latest numbers, analyzed the trend and spoken to campaign experts about the incredibly close race of Proposition 203. Our take: Arizona's medical marijuana measure will fail without a minor miracle. But we won't burst anyone's bubble yet, 'cause the race isn't finishe ... More >>
Terry GoddardArizona Attorney General Terry Goddard isn't as down and out of the Arizona governor's race as once thought -- if you believe the latest poll numbers, that is.A Rasmussen poll released last week had the race broken down as follows: - Brewer: 55 percent.- Goddard: 39 percent.- Other c ... More >>
Five months ago, you could've sneaked up and hit us up-side the face with a two-by-four and we wouldn't have been half as shocked as if you'd said Jan Brewer was leading the polls for governor.That was five months ago -- meantime, Jan signed SB 1070, and needless to say, things&nbs ... More >>
Senate hopeful J.D. Hayworth may want to get out the forks because if you believe the latest poll numbers, the dude's done.Poll numbers released today by Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center show that McCain now has a 45-point lead over the former conservative radio host turned "free govern ... More >>
Last week, I wrote about a poll from PHX's Behavior Research Center, which showed Sheriff Joe's popularity rating to be 57% excellent or good within Maricopa County. The Scottsdale company American Traffic Solutions commissioned the statistical query from BRC as part of a larger poll about how AZ de ... More >>
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