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Majority of Pennsylvania voters want legal cannabis, poll shows — just not in state stores

BY: - October 31, 2019

The poll released Thursday shows 58 percent of voters support legalization, a number consistent with March polling by the Lancaster-based college.

Wolf’s natural gas-backed infrastructure plan enjoys majority support, new Franklin & Marshall poll finds

BY: - August 8, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf's $4.5 billion infrastructure plan is controversial inside the Capitol building in Harrisburg.

Biden and Warren lead Pa. Democratic primary voters in new Franklin & Marshall poll

BY: - August 8, 2019

The former VP has consistently led polls of Pennsylvania's Democratic voters.

It’s harder than ever to conduct polls. Should we still believe what they say?

BY: - March 29, 2019

Over the course of six days in March, researchers from Franklin & Marshall College surveyed 540 Pennsylvania voters to get their opinions on everything from gun control and nuclear energy to President Donald Trump and Gov. Tom Wolf’s job performance. Their findings were released Thursday, in the latest installment in F&M’s oft-cited public opinion survey. […]

Pennsylvania voters support Wolf, remain lukewarm on Trump in new poll

BY: - March 28, 2019

A little more than three months into his second term, Pennsylvania’s careful and deliberative Democratic governor, Tom Wolf, is looking good to Keystone State voters.

Poll finds support for new gun laws rising among Pa. voters after brief decline

BY: - March 28, 2019

Pennsylvanians have strong views on guns, and a new poll finds that support for regulation is growing once more after falling from a five-year high last June. Forty-six percent of people who responded to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll said they favor creating more laws to regulate gun ownership, according to data released […]

Majority of Pennsylvania voters favor raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour, new poll shows

BY: - March 28, 2019

A majority of Pennsylvania voters strongly or somewhat support Gov. Tom Wolf's call to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour, a new poll from Franklin & Marshall College shows.

Poll: Pennsylvania voters strongly support nuclear energy as Legislature debates bailout

BY: - March 28, 2019

Lawmakers may be skeptical about a plan to keep the state’s nuclear power plants afloat, but a new poll has found it has broad public support despite its anticipated cost to consumers.