October 25, 2012
Baltimore–The Goucher Poll-which surveys citizens across Maryland-will begin releasing data from its most recent poll on March 12 and 14.
Important statewide issues that will be covered in this latest poll include: approval ratings of President Barack Obama, Senator Barbara Mikulski, Senator Ben Cardin, Governor Martin O'Malley, Congress, and the Maryland General Assembly; trust in government; direction of the state; transportation issues, including transportation projects and speed cameras; gun control; the death penalty; and hydraulic fracturing/fracking.
Mileah Kromer, the director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, will be available for comment. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-840-0990.
About the Goucher Poll
The Goucher Poll is conducted under the auspices of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, which is housed in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Goucher College. Directed by Mileah Kromer, Ph.D., the Goucher Poll conducts surveys on public policy, economic, and social issues in Maryland.
Goucher College supports the Goucher Poll as part of its mission to instill in its students a sense of community where discourse is valued and practiced. The Goucher Poll is fully funded by the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center endowment and does not take additional funding from outside sources.
The Goucher Poll seeks to improve public discourse in the state by providing neutral and nonbiased information on citizen perceptions and opinions. The data collected by the Goucher Poll is used to support faculty and student research.