Lee Cleveland, Polls and Trends

Silent COVID: 4 in 10 have no symptoms?

Per a new study released from Beijing, four in 10 COVID-19 patients are asymptomatic carriers of the virus. (Source: Medical News Today)Researchers from China insist a global study of almost 30 million people found “Silent COVID” more prevalent than previously estimated. In all, the study found...

Biden vs Trump rematch: Who would win today (Dec 2021)?

If President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump squared off in a rematch of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, data suggests the latter would have the advantage. A new poll released Thursday by Redfield & Wilton Strategies shows Trump leading Biden 42 to 38  percentage points in...

VA Governor’s Race betting: The favorite is…

In blue-state Virginia, the gubernatorial race remains extremely close, and, with less than three hours before the polls close, a surprise favorite has emerged - Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin. Bookmakers Betfair, which operates the world's largest online betting exchange, told Newsweek that Youngkin stood at...

Online dating: Making marriage more difficult?

When I posted an online dating profile on Match.com in 2002, I was laughed at and called desperate by some in my inner circle. However, even then I knew I was on to something cutting edge. The concept worked and the once-new phenomenon is now mainstream....

4 in 5 college students have trouble concentrating after switching to remote learning

PollsandTrends Note: This shouldn't be a surprise. There are far too many distractions at home or in a dorm room. Moreover, when we're not in a true working environment, it requires more discipline to focus on work or studying. ITASCA, Ill. — College students have a lot...

2024 Presidential Race odds (Oct 2021): What bettors are saying, now

Suddenly, President Joe Biden isn’t oddmakers’ pic to retain the presidency in 2024. Per Oddschecker’s Kyle Newman, European oddsmakers have made former president Donald Trump the favorite, as of October 7, 2021. “While this may be shocking in America, it makes perfect sense in Europe,” stated...

Biden approval ratings: Will he ever bounce back?

President Joe Biden spent the beginning of his term in good public standing, receiving approval ratings from top pollsters in the low to high-50s. Not bad in a very polarized environment. But his honeymoon period came to an end in late summer,  presumably due to : the delta...

She’s not flirting, she’s being nice: No, it should NOT be so easy for men to tell

Grr… Fellas, this used to drive me crazy - and still does to some extent. You meet an attractive woman who seems like she might be interested in getting to know you on a deeper level but you're not quite sure. She's super friendly, overly attentive,...

VA Gov Race: Is it really that close?

Even if you don’t live in the Old Dominion, the outcome of the 2021 Virginia governor’s race will likely be of tremendous significance if you’re entrenched in national politics. The 2021 Virginia governor’s race is considered a) a bellwether for where the country sits politically and...

Biden’s approval rating after 8 months: What can it tell us about his re-election chances?

According to FiveThirtyEight's aggregate of top pollsters, President Joe Biden's approval rating stands at 45 percent, a far cry from his high point of 54.7 percent in late May. And Gallup, who is often credited as the developer of public polling, had the president sitting at...