Welcome to the Polling Institute

The Western New England University Polling Institute, established in 2005, conducts nonpartisan research on public policy issues at the local, state, and regional levels. The Institute, equipped with 23 state-of-the-art computer-assisted telephone interviewing stations, provides the University’s faculty and students with valuable opportunities to design and carry out public opinion research. The Institute also conducts survey research for government agencies, news media, and nonprofit organizations.

Latest News

With a proposed referendum still more than 18 months away, Massachusetts voters are leaning against Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic summer games, according to the latest survey from the Western New England University Polling Institute. The poll, conducted April 6 - 14, found 40 percent of voters support Boston's Olympics bid, and 46 percent are opposed. Plus, job approval and favorability ratings for Governor Charlie Baker and Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, and what do voters think of Warren running for president? Details here.

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Tim Vercellotti
Director of the Polling Institute
office: 413-782-1724