"There is enormous concern over the state's spiraling homeless issue, but there is empathy, as California voters do not blame the homeless for their living situation. In fact, voters believe the homeless aren't getting the support they need," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.  Read the full release

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The July 18 California poll found California has a housing crisis, say 78 percent of Golden State voters, both renters and homeowners.

The July 17 California poll found Harris up as Biden fades in California Democratic primary; Warren leads on best ideas; Biden leads on beating Trump.

The July 2 national poll found Harris gets big debate bounce while Biden sinks; despite drop, Biden still seen as best bet against Trump.

The June 20 Florida poll found voters support almost 4-1 minimum wage hike; voters split on making felons pay fines before voting.

The June 18 Florida poll found Biden, Sanders lead Trump in Florida; most Sunshine State voters say they're doing better.

The June 12 national poll found a sitting president should face charges, U.S. voters say; but voters still say don't impeach Trump.

The June 11 national poll found top Dems lead Trump in head-to-head matchups; Democratic primary race narrows as Biden goes flat.

The June 6 Texas poll found voters oppose 3-1 refusing service to LGBTQ; even young voters back raising age to buy tobacco.

The June 5 Texas poll found Biden leads Trump 48 - 44; Democrats say 2-1 O'Rourke should challenge Cornyn.

The May 22 national poll found U.S. voter support for abortion is high; 94 percent back universal gun background checks.

The May 21 national poll found good feelings on economy don't help Trump; Biden is only contender with positive score.

The May 16 Pennsylvania poll found Gov. Wolf gets all-time high approval; voters support Medicare opt-in, not Medicare for All.

The May 15 Pennsylvania poll found Biden leads Trump 53 - 42 percent in Pennsylvania; former VP tops all Dems in primary matchup.

The May 8 Hamden poll found police shooting not justified, residents say 6-1; approval of local police is 2-1, with racial differences.

The May 2 national poll found U.S. voters still say 2-1 Trump committed crime; but voters oppose impeachment 2-1.

The April 30 national poll found Biden surging among Democrats in presidential race; U.S. voters support wealth tax, oppose free college.

The April 11 California poll found death penalty divides California voters; governor should investigate horse racing, voters say.

The April 10 California poll found Biden leads among California Dems; 67% of women say Biden touching issue is not serious.

The April 4 New York City poll found Yankees win the hearts of New York City baseball fans.

The April 3 New York City poll found mayor, first lady get lukewarm grades; voters say 4-1 de Blasio should not run for president.

The April 2 New York City poll found congestion pricing won't work, New Yorkers say; voters say scrap elite school test, increase diversity.

The March 28 national poll found Biden is on top of Democratic presidential pack; most voters say they definitely won't vote for Trump.

The March 27 national poll found 75% of Americans optimistic about financial future; economic news does not reflect real world, they say 2-1.

The March 26 national poll found 84% of U.S. voters want to see Mueller report; Dems divided on support for Israelis or Palestinians.

The March 21 New York State poll found Biden is by far the most favored Dem in New York State; 64% of New Yorkers say they won't vote for Trump.

The March 20 New York State poll found voters support Amazon-type deals 2-1; 35% of New Yorkers expect to move for better life.

The March 14 Florida poll found 51% of Florida voters say they won't vote for Trump; Biden is most favorable Dem by wide margin.

The March 13 Florida poll found satisfied voters give governor best score in 10 years; voters oppose arming teachers, school officials.

The March 6 national poll found U.S. voters oppose Trump emergency powers on wall 2-1; 86% back Democrats' bill on gun background checks.

The March 5 national poll found 64 percent of U.S. voters say Trump committed a crime; president gets mixed grades for North Korea.

The February 28 Texas poll found Biden, Sanders, O'Rourke tie Trump in Texas; Cornyn, O'Rourke in dead heat in 2020 Senate matchup.

The February 26 Texas poll found the wall cuts Texas voters in half; but voters oppose emergency powers by wide margin.

The February 20 Virginia poll found almost half of Virginia voters say governor should not quit; voters split on whether Fairfax should resign.

The February 6 California poll found Dems excited about Biden and Harris; 43% of voters say they can't afford to live here.

The January 31 New York City poll found citizenship question will reduce Census response; most expect question will discourage immigrants. 

The January 29 national poll found U.S. voters trust Pelosi more than Trump on big issues; 2-1 support for no-wall border solution.

The January 24 New York State poll found voters split on plastic bag ban; 7-1 support for red-flagging risky gun owners.

The January 23 New York State poll found Bloomberg tops list of New Yorkers in limelight; Gillibrand approval rating drops.

The January 15 national poll found shutdown does not change Trump's already bad grades; Trump approval for handling economy down slightly.

The January 14 national poll found U.S. voters back Dem plan to reopen government 2-1; more U.S. voters say Trump TV address was misleading.

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