Public Opinion Databases
Polling the Nations
A compilation of questions and responses from more than 12,000 national, state, local and special surveys, conducted by 700 polling organizations in the United States and 70 other countries from 1986 through the present. Each record in the database consists of one poll question and the participants' answers. Only 4 simultaneous users can access Polling the Nations.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and iPOLL
Click on the iPOLL link to search for and view individual survey poll questions and answers. There also is a ready list of "hot topics" that link to survey questions on current controversial issues.
Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues. See "The Databank" menu or the "Projects of the Center" section to view statistics and download data.