Cameron Easley, Morning Consult

Cameron Easley

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Past articles by Cameron:

Democrats’ Drug Pricing and Medicare Plans Garner Broad Bipartisan Voter Support

Two key planks of Democratic senators’ potential reconciliation deal could provide a midterm boost → Read More

Voter Backing for Jan. 6 Panel Ticks Up After Prime-Time Hearing

In the wake of last week’s first prime-time hearing by the special committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, a new Morning Consult/Politico survey shows more voters approve of the panel than they have in months, though they are no more likely to blame former President Donald Trump for the failed insurrection. → Read More

Despite Stumbles as Kingmaker, Trump Is Still Dominating the 2024 GOP Primary Field

53% of GOP voters said they would vote for Trump over at least a dozen other potential candidates if the 2024 GOP presidential primary were held today → Read More

Ending Title 42 Is Biden’s Most Unpopular Move Yet

56% of U.S. voters oppose the White House’s plan to remove pandemic-era border controls. → Read More

Voter Opposition to Jackson Ticks Up After Supreme Court Hearing

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson appears to be bound for the Supreme Court after coming through last week’s four-day confirmation hearing relatively unscathed, but the latest Morning Consult/Politico survey suggests that some of the scrutiny she faced from Senate Republicans is resonating with conservatives. → Read More

American Electorate Continues to Favor Leaving Confederate Relics in Place

In the latest July 9-12 survey of registered voters, 51 percent of respondents said they believed statues of Confederate leaders should remain standing, compared with 3 in 10 who said they should be taken down. Both figures are in line with a survey conducted in August 2017 after a deadly confrontation between white supremacists and counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in… → Read More

U.S. Conservatives Are Uniquely Inclined Toward Right-Wing Authoritariaanism Compared to Western Peers

The Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol gave the country a striking wake-up call to the alarming rise in undemocratic behavior on the right side of the political aisle, and new global Morning Consult research underscores the prevalence of authoritarian attitudes among U.S. conservatives. → Read More

Americans’ Views on Biden-Putin Summit Roughly Match Those of Trump’s 2018 Meeting

Thirty-five percent of voters in the June 18-20 survey described the June 16 meeting between Biden and Putin as successful, compared with 37 percent who said the same following the Helsinki summit in a poll conducted in 2018. The exact same share of voters — 36 percent — said either meeting was not successful. → Read More

Biden’s Expansion of Refugee Admissions Is Unpopular With Bulk of Voters

47% of voters in a Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted May 7-9 said they opposed the Biden administration’s decision to raise the refugee cap for the rest of the fiscal year, compared with 37% who backed it. Voters were twice as likely to strongly oppose the increase as they were to strongly support it. → Read More

Proposed Supreme Court Expansion Remains Unpopular

In the April 16-19 survey, voters were 20 percentage points more likely, at 46%, to say Congress should only allow nine justices to serve on the high court than they were to be in favor of passing a law to add more Supreme Court jurists. → Read More

Voters Largely Back Biden’s Executive Actions on Guns

63% of voters said they supported an executive order announced by Biden on April 8 that seeks to limit the proliferation of so-called “ghost guns,” firearms that can be assembled from kits and consequently skirt background checks. Nearly half of voters also said they supported Biden’s move to more stringently regulate access to stabilizing braces, a device that enhances the accuracy of pistols… → Read More

Most GOP Voters Oppose House’s Move to Bring Back Earmarks

House Republicans’ decision last week to join their Democratic colleagues in reinstating the use of earmarks in funding bills divided their caucus, and new polling shows most of the party’s voters are siding with the detractors. → Read More

Biden’s Move to Expand Refugee Admissions Is His Most Unpopular Executive Action So Far

President Joe Biden’s first weeks in office have been marked by a customary series of executive actions that voters have largely embraced, with one notable exception: last week’s move to greatly expand the number of refugees allowed into the country. → Read More

Trump’s Grip on 2024 GOP Primary Field Slips in Wake of Capitol Insurrection

President Donald Trump remains Republican voters’ top choice for president in 2024, but polling shows he is in a weaker position than he was before last week’s insurrection at the Capitol left five people dead. → Read More

Seen Read Heard 2020

Pandemic. Politics. Protests. Here’s the news that broke through in 2020. Over the course of the year, Morning Consult asked roughly 100,000 registered voters how much they’d seen, read or heard about more than 370 current events. Not all news resonated the same. Here’s the share of voters who said they heard “a lot” about 132 of the events we thought were most noteworthy, and how the news… → Read More

Two-Thirds of Voters Back House Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

The Dec. 4-6 poll shows 66 percent of voters -- including nearly 4 in 5 Democrats and a slim majority of Republicans -- support the House’s Dec. 4 vote, compared with 25 percent who opposed. Nearly half of Americans said they strongly support the chamber’s vote on the MORE Act, which was backed by nearly all House Democrats and five House Republicans. → Read More

Potential Pardons for Trump Family Members Are Unpopular With Voters

President Donald Trump is said to be weighing pre-emptive pardons for his eldest children and close confidants such as son-in-law Jared Kushner and personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, potential acts of clemency that Morning Consult/Politico polling shows much of the American public would find unseemly, though a number of GOP voters backed the move. → Read More

When It Comes to the VP Debate, Voters Have Higher Expectations for Harris Than for Pence

Sen. Kamala Harris is narrowly favored to win tonight’s debate with Vice President Mike Pence, new Morning Consult/Politico polling shows, though more voters believe the latter is more prepared to step up to the presidency if the opportunity were to arise. → Read More

Trump Should Commit Now to a Peaceful Transfer of Power, Most Voters Say

President Donald Trump last week twice refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the November election, triggering an outcry from Democrats and prompting a wave of Republicans on Capitol Hill to distance themselves from the comments, and new Morning Consult/Politico polling shows it’s also unsettling the American electorate. → Read More

Voters Increasingly Place Biden Closer to the Ideological Extreme

Former Vice President Joe Biden has spent the past several months working to make inroads with progressives in the Democratic electorate, while also fending off an increasing number of attacks from Republicans who say he is a tool of the "radical left." That contention appears to be registering with the American electorate, new polling shows, with voters now viewing the presumptive Democratic… → Read More