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Public Opinion and Polling
Polling the Nations Authentication Required
Polling the Nations is an online database of public opinion polls containing the full text of 500,000+ questions and responses, from 14,000+ surveys, conducted from 1986 through the present in the United States and more than 100 other countries around the world.

Gallup Analytics Authentication Required
Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll. It includes new data and historical trends at the country, state and U.S. city levels. Subscribers can view data by demographic categories, compare results across geographies to develop and report findings, including direct citations of Gallup's work.

Researchers seeking access to the raw data may obtain it by e-mailing a request to

iPoll (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research) Authentication Required
iPOLL is a collection of polling sources from the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. It includes surveys from 150 polling organizations that include all major news outlets, Gallup polls, and other research institutions. Use these polls to compare public opinion from 1935-present on a range of issues.
An independent, nonpartisan resource on American public opinion covering politics, elections, current events, national security and other issues. Collects numerous polls from major news organizations.

Minnesota Poll
The Minnesota Poll is the public opinion poll the Star Tribune has sponsored since 1944. The newspaper uses the poll to help cover elections, public policy issues, lifestyles and other topics that Minnesotans are interested in.

Public Opinion Poll Question Database
Keyword searches for a collection of public opinion polls dating from 1960's to the present. The full text of the question, and information about the study is also available.

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