Polling the Nations contains the full text of 600,000+ questions and responses from over 18,000 surveys and over 1,700 polling organizations conducted from 1986 to present. Users can search on hundreds of topics including immigration, health care, security, economy, and education.
Users can conduct quick searches from the main page. An advanced search is also available that lets users limit searches to topics, geographic area, date range, and polling organization.
Polling the Nations lets users save and export results easily and includes an option to graph any question by making all questions’ data immediately exportable into Microsoft Excel.
For anyone new to polling information, Polling the Nations contains useful information about polling and the history of polling.
Polling the Nations is accessible via the Library’s Research Databases page (under “p”) and is also available on the Statistics and Data Guide. It is limited to one simultaneous user, so please “logout” once you are finished or close your browser.
For more information, contact:
Liaison Librarian for History, Independent Studies, and Political Science