Polls and Approval Ratings
Mar 21, 2013 14:48 EDT
Nearly two-thirds of Americans favor a path to citizenship -- with conditions -- for undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll out Thursday, as lawmakers debate reform plans.
Mar 20, 2013 01:42 EDT
A key Australian government figure Wednesday confirmed pre-election unrest within the Labor Party over Prime Minister Julia Gillard's leadership, but said there was no ballot likely against her yet.
Mar 15, 2013 15:22 EDT
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg on Friday was ranked top chief executive in a Glassdoor survey of what current and former employees think of how top bosses are leading companies.
Mar 08, 2013 06:48 EST
US Catholics support gay marriage by a larger margin than ordinary Americans despite Church teachings that forbid it, a new poll out Friday has found.
Mar 07, 2013 06:56 EST
The 2016 US election might be a full three and a half years away, but that is not stopping pollsters from asking voters who has the early presidential edge. And the advantage goes to Hillary Clinton.
Mar 06, 2013 06:08 EST
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has suggested he could return to politics, not out of a desire for power but out of a "duty" to the French people.
Mar 03, 2013 05:35 EST
Votes were being tallied after Bangkok residents went to the polls on Sunday to elect a governor in a knife-edge fight which has reopened Thailand's festering political divisions.
Feb 25, 2013 13:28 EST
Italy's centre-left was poised to beat Silvio Berlusconi on Monday but might fail to win the upper house and require a coalition in a nail-biting finish to key elections in which a new anti-austerity party is also set to make inroads.
Feb 25, 2013 13:27 EST
European stock markets rode an Italian election rollercoaster Monday, rising as exit polls initially tipped a centre-left victory but then dipping as it emerged a coalition may be needed.
Feb 25, 2013 12:06 EST
Leftist forces in Italy were poised to win against Silvio Berlusconi on Monday but might fail to snag a majority in the upper house in a key election, with a new anti-austerity party also set to make inroads, exit polls and projections showed.
Feb 25, 2013 10:59 EST
European stock markets swung sharply higher Monday after exit polls showed Italy's centre-left was poised to win the general election, and traders largely brushed off a credit downgrade for Britain
Feb 25, 2013 10:21 EST
Italy's centre-left was poised to win against Silvio Berlusconi on Monday in a key election for the eurozone, but a new anti-austerity party was also set to make major gains, exit polls showed.
Feb 25, 2013 04:42 EST
Polls reopened in Italy on Monday for a second and final day of voting in a critical election for the future of the eurozone in which the centre-left Democratic Party is expected to win but fall short of a governing majority.
Feb 24, 2013 18:19 EST
Italian bloggers have found imaginative ways to dodge a ban on publishing opinion polls ahead of elections -- from referring to candidates as cardinals to commenting the vote like a horse race.
Feb 24, 2013 11:58 EST
Rightwing leader Nicos Anastasiades won Sunday's presidential election in Cyprus, securing a mandate to negotiate a crucial bailout for the EU state on the brink of bankruptcy, exit polls showed.
Feb 24, 2013 02:49 EST
Italians fed up with austerity went to the polls on Sunday in elections likely to be won by the centre-left, as Europe held its breath for signs of fresh instability in the eurozone's third economy.
Feb 22, 2013 08:55 EST
A month after his rightwing Likud-Beitenu alliance narrowly won an election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still striving to build a coalition, as talk emerges about the possibility of going to the polls again.
Feb 19, 2013 05:50 EST
Investor sentiment in Germany surged to the highest level for three years in February, as the financial markets believe Europe's top economy has put the worst of the crisis behind it, a poll found on Tuesday.
Feb 18, 2013 03:34 EST
Armenians voted Monday in presidential polls marked by lack of any serious challenge to incumbent President Serzh Sarkisian and shadowed by an assassination attempt against a rival candidate.
Feb 17, 2013 22:01 EST
Australia's opposition coalition has increased its lead as support for Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Labor Party wanes ahead of September elections, according to a poll.