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.
As the race for governor of Massachusetts heads into its final days, Republican Charlie Baker leads Democrat Martha Coakley by a margin of 46 percent to 41 percent among likely voters, according to the latest survey from the Western New England University Polling Institute. Details on these results, plus our findings on the U.S. Senate race and the casino ballot question, are here.
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Director of the Polling Institute