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Marist College Institute for Public Opinion

The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of The Marist Poll, is a survey research center at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York which regularly measures public opinion at the local, state, and national level. Founded in 1978, the Institute was the first college-based research center to include undergraduates in conducting survey research. Today, The Marist Poll is proud to have nearly 300 students on its team each semester.

The highly respected Marist Poll is often cited by journalists around the globe and is the preeminent source of analysis for public opinion research.  The Marist Poll regularly works with media partners to conduct scientific public opinion polls on issues and elections.  Partners have included NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, Telemundo, McClatchy, NPR, the PBS NewsHour, and Yahoo News.  The Marist Poll also collaborates with local and regional news organizations to measure elections and key issues facing residents. The Marist Poll’s unprecedented media partnerships provide Marist College students and the public with a front row seat to the dialogue of the day.

Links to Marist Poll Data in Roper iPoll:

All Marist Poll Datasets and Questions in iPoll

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: March 2020 Coronavirus