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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s House of Delegates Passes Controversial ‘End of Life Option Act’

The “End of Life Option Act” passed in Maryland’s House of Delegates 74 to 66 after an hour-long emotional debate Thursday. The bill would allow terminally ill adults in Maryland to obtain a prescription that would allow them to end their own lives. According to The Baltimore Sun, Thursday was the “fourth attempt to pass the […]

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September 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Latest Goucher Polls Shows Hogan Ahead of Jealous

If the General Election were held today, 54 percent of Marylanders would vote for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan over Democratic candidate Ben Jealous, according to a new poll. Jealous would capture 32 percent. The poll, conducted by Goucher College’s Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, interviewed 831 Maryland adults between Sept. 11 and Sept. 16. The […]

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February 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

In Poll, Marylanders Call Opioid Addiction A Major Problem

A poll of Maryland residents showed an overwhelming majority saw opioids as a major problem and half know someone who is addicted. The results were in the Goucher Poll, a survey of 800 Maryland adults taken between Feb. 12 and 17. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percent. The Goucher […]

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February 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Remains Popular Governor in Goucher Poll

Gov. Larry Hogan remains a popular politician — a Republican in heavily Democratic Maryland. A statewide poll reported Hogan’s approval rating at 61 percent, the same figure the same poll reported in September. Hogan’s popularity, however, didn’t extend to President Donald Trump. The Goucher Poll, conducted by the Towson college, found 27 percent approved of […]

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February 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 20, in Montgomery County

Here is Tuesday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Goucher Poll: One of the best indicators of how Marylanders are thinking — the Goucher Poll — will start its three-day rollout today. Expect to see news stories about Marylanders’ approval ratings for Gov. Larry Hogan, President Donald Trump, Sens. Chris Van Hollen […]

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Approval Ratings Remain High

Gov. Larry Hogan remains a popular Republican governor in heavily Democratic Maryland, according to a poll released Monday. And in addition to his high approval ratings, 51 percent of Marylanders who said they were likely to vote in 2018 said they are leaning toward voting or would definitely vote to re-elect Hogan. The findings were […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Goucher Poll Reveals Racial Divide in Maryland

Whites and African-Americans generally agree on the state of race relations in Maryland, but when it comes to individual issues, a divide emerges, according to a poll released Thursday. For example, the poll found 59 percent of African-Americans and 61 percent of whites agree that race relations in Maryland have gotten worse in the past […]

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