polling http://wesa.fm en Poll Shows Plenty Of Democratic Voters Still Undecided On Gubernatorial Candidates http://wesa.fm/post/poll-shows-plenty-democratic-voters-still-undecided-gubernatorial-candidates <p>A new poll of Democratic voters in Pennsylvania shows a big chunk of the electorate still hasn't made up their minds about their party’s candidates for governor.<br /><br />“Locked in place” is how Franklin and Marshall Poll Director Terry Madonna describes the Democratic field less than two months from the primary.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />Forty-six percent of surveyed Democrats remain undecided, a small drop from the 48 percent who didn’t pick a favorite when asked in a poll in late February.<br /> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:53:11 +0000 Mary Wilson 26953 at http://wesa.fm PA Voters Less Likely to Vote for Candidates Who Supported Affordable Care Act, Poll Says http://wesa.fm/post/pa-voters-less-likely-vote-candidates-who-supported-affordable-care-act-poll-says <p>A new poll out from the <a href="http://www.rmu.edu/PollingInstitute">Robert Morris University Polling Institute</a> shows that Pennsylvania voters are more likely than average Americans to oppose the Affordable Care Act in the context of mid-term elections.</p><p>RMU asked 1,006 American adults and an additional 501 Pennsylvanians if they knew that a member of Congress had voted for the Affordable Care Act, would it make them more or less likely to vote for that person.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:13:13 +0000 Liz Reid 25377 at http://wesa.fm Public Opinion on Energy Issues http://wesa.fm/post/public-opinion-energy-issues <p>Canada is now the number one supplier of energy to the United States. Canadian researcher <strong>Nik Nanos</strong>, chairman of <a href="http://www.nanosresearch.com/main-USA.asp">Nanos Research Group</a>, says while we've relied on oil from the Middle East in the past, with shale gas and new discoveries of oil in North America, there's a new narrative for energy policy and Western PA is a big part of the picture.</p><p>A recent poll from Nanos revealed 3 out of 4 Americans feel there should be a continental energy strategy.</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Pittsburgh, he says is part of an energy triangle that includes Houston and Calvary, Canada. As part of the triangle Pittsburgh and the rest of the U.S. must have a good relationship their neighbors to the north, and rethink</span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> energy in more broad terms than electric bills and gas prices. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:02:05 +0000 Heather McClain 12161 at http://wesa.fm