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Gonzales Research conducts surveys of registered voters – nationally, statewide, and in local jurisdictions.  Each of the surveys listed here is in the public domain, but we ask that Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. of Annapolis be credited if any of the surveys are cited in a story or column.
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Recent Polls

Maryland Survey, October 2013
This survey addresses President Obama's Job Approval, Governor O'Malley's Job Approval, Obamacare, the Government Shutdown, and the Democratic Primary.

Maryland Survey, January 2013
This survey addresses President Obama's Job Approval, Governor O'Malley's Job Approval, the Death Penalty, Gun Control, and Transportation.

Maryland Statewide Polls

Maryland Survey, October 2013
This survey addresses President Obama's Job Approval, Governor O'Malley's Job Approval, Obamacare, the Government Shutdown, and the Democratic Primary.

Maryland Survey, January 2013
This survey addresses President Obama's Job Approval, Governor O'Malley's Job Approval, the Death Penalty, Gun Control, and Transportation.

Maryland Survey, September 2012
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, the Presidential Election, the U.S. Senate Election, Dream Act, Same-Sex Marriage,and Expanded Gaming.

Maryland Survey, January 2012
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, President Obama Job Approval, Governor O'Malley Job Approval, Senator Cardin Job Approval, Same-Sex Marriage, Medical Marijuana, Dream Act.

Maryland Survey, October 2011
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, President Barack Obama's Job Approval, Governor Martin O'Malley's Job Approval, hypothetical Democratic Party primary match up, general election match up, Ben Cardin re-election, the budget situation in Maryland, same sex marriage, the Dream Act, slots & table games.

Maryland Survey, January 2011
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, President Barack Obama's Job Approval, Governor Martin O'Malley's Job Approval, Gun Control, the Death Penalty, Same Sex Marriage, and Acts of Violence.

Maryland Survey, October 2010 Part 1
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, Governor Martin O'Malley's Job Approval, the Governor’s Election, Senator Barbara Mikulski, President Barack Obama and the direction of state.

Maryland Survey, October 2010 Part 2
This survey addresses the County Executive election, Question A, and the Circuit Court Judge election.

Maryland Survey, July 2010
This survey addresses the most important issue facing the state, the Governor’s Election, Senator Barbara Mikulski, President Barack Obama and the direction of state.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2010 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, economic issues, a match-up with former Governor Bob Ehrlich, and Senator Barbara Mikulski.

Maryland Media Survey, September 2009 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on President Barack Obama and his health care initiative.

Maryland Media Survey, September 2009 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, a match-up with former Governor Bob Ehrlich, and Senator Barbara Mikulski's re-election.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2009 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, the death penalty, and President-Elect Barack Obama.

Maryland Media Survey , September 2008 – This survey includes numbers on the Slots Referendum, Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, President Bush's job rating, the Presidential contest, and the Bay Bridge.

Maryland Media Survey, March 2008 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, President Bush's job rating, and General Election match-ups.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2008 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the most important issues in Maryland, the slots referendum, the death penalty, and the presidential primaries.

Maryland Media Survey, October 2007 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the special session, slots, slots referendum, and the proposed tax measures.

Maryland Media Survey, March 2007 – This survey includes numbers on Governor Martin O'Malley's job approval, the proposed smoking ban in Maryland, the death penalty, and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2007 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on President Bush's job approval, the war in Iraq, and several 2008 presidential contenders.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2007 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on the most important issues in Maryland, slots, and the smoking ban in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2006 – This survey includes numbers on the Governor's and U.S. Senate contest, George Bush and the war in Iraq, and the Democratic Primary Senate election.

Maryland Media Survey, April 2006 – This survey includes numbers on President George Bush and Governor Bob Ehrlich's job approval, gubernatorial and senate match-ups, the utility rate hikes, and Democratic Primary match-ups.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2005 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on the U.S. Senate contest in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2005 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on the most important issues in Maryland, Governor Bob Ehrlich's job approval, and slots in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, October 2004 – This survey includes numbers on the presidential contest, the role President Bush and Senator Kerry's military background is playing in the election, the intensity of support for both candidates, and the U.S. senate election.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2004– This survey includes numbers on slots approval in Maryland, a slots referendum, voter tolerance for slots in their area, and the presidential contest.

Maryland Media Survey, June 2004 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on President Bush's job approval rating and the presidential match-up.

Maryland Media Survey, June 2004 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on the most important issues in Maryland, Governor Ehrlich's job approval rating , and the U.S. Senate contest.

Maryland Media Survey, March 2004 – This survey includes numbers on slots in Maryland, Baltimore City public schools situation, President Bush's job approval rating and presidential match-up, and the U.S. Senate contest.

Maryland Media Survey, February 2004 – This survey includes numbers on the March 2 Democratic primary, President Bush's job approval rating and presidential match-up, the most important issues in Maryland, and what Marylanders think about the Baltimore Orioles off-season signings.

Maryland Media Survey, December 2003 – This survey includes numbers on President Bush's job approval rating and presidential match-ups.

Maryland Media Survey, October 2003 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on the U.S. Senate race, the Democratic presidential primary match-up, and the level of voter anger in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, October 2003 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on voter attitudes toward slot machines in Maryland, what role the state should have if slots are legalized, and whether Marylanders favor or oppose substantial tuition hikes for the state's public universities.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2003 Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on President Bush's job approval rating, Democratic presidential primary match-ups, and 2004 presidential general election match-ups in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2003 Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on Governor Ehrlich's job approval rating, Senator Mikulski's job approval and "re-elect" number, and voter attitudes toward slot machines in Maryland.

Maryland Media Survey, April 2003 – This survey includes numbers on President Bush, Iraq, and the 2004 U.S. Senate race.

Maryland Media Survey, March 2003 – This survey of Maryland voters has name identification and job performance data on Governor Bob Ehrlich, and a "three-peat" of our questions on slots at racetracks.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2003 – This survey includes the first numbers on Bob Ehrlich as the new governor and on his signature slots at racetracks proposal.

Maryland Media Survey, October 2002 – This survey is the last before the November 5th general election. It includes numbers on the governor's race, Congressional District 2 and 8, data on Maryland's most important issues, and gun control.

Maryland Media Survey, September 2002, Part 2 – This portion of the survey features numbers on President Bush, Iraq, and on what Marylanders believe to be the most important issues facing the President and their next Governor.

Maryland Media Survey, September 2002, Part 1 – This portion of the survey shows a lead change in the Maryland Governor's race, numbers in the Attorney General and Comptroller's contest, and a question on renaming Raven's Stadium in honor of Johnny Unitas.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2002, Part 3 – This portion of the survey includes the Democratic Primaries for Baltimore City State's Attorney and Prince George's County Executive.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2002, Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes Congressional District 8 and State Senate District 41 regarding the governor’s race.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2002, Part 1 –This portion of the survey contains updated numbers on the governor's race and the Democratic primary for comptroller, and questions on the issue of slot machines at Maryland racetracks.

Maryland Media Survey, July 2002, Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes job performance numbers on President George W. Bush and general election match-ups in Maryland's 2nd and 8th Congressional Districts.

Maryland Media Survey, July 2002, Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes the data on a tightening race for Governor and a variety of issues likely to arise in the Maryland governor's race.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2002, Part 2 – This section of the survey covers President George W. Bush, the 2004 general election, and several national issues. The "freedom vs. security" question first asked in October 2000 is also revisited.

Maryland Media Survey, January 2002, Part 1 – This section of the survey covers the Democratic gubernatorial primary, the 2002 general election, several state issues, and numbers on Governor Parris Glendening.

Maryland Survey, September 2001 – This survey was conducted from September 2nd through September 7th. A total of 809 prospective Maryland voters were interviewed by phone and a cross-section of calls was made into each jurisdiction within the state to reflect general election voting patterns.

Maryland Survey, May 2001, Part 3 – This portion of the survey explores the views of Marylanders on the death penalty and medical marijuana.

Maryland Survey, May 2001, Part 2 – This portion of the survey includes numbers on Marylanders’ opinion of President Bush, Social Security reform, and administration energy policy.

Maryland Survey, May 2001, Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes data on Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley (first appearance in a statewide survey) and his race against Kathleen Kennedy Townsend should he run for Governor in 2002.

Maryland Survey, February 2001 – This survey, taken a month after the President’s inauguration, shows President Bush doing reasonably well with Maryland Voters, even though he lost the state by 17 points in November 2000. Also featured are questions on President Bush’s tax proposal, the electoral college, and the 2004 Democratic primary.

Maryland Survey, February 2001 – This survey, taken a month after the President’s inauguration, shows President Bush doing reasonably well with Maryland Voters, even though he lost the state by 17 points in November 2000. Also featured are questions on President Bush’s tax proposal, the electoral college, and the 2004 Democratic primary.

Maryland Survey, October 2000 – This survey taken from October 24-29 is the final Maryland poll of the 2000 Presidential and Senate election cycle.

Maryland Emergency Contraception Survey, Summer 2000 – This survey was commissioned by Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc. to assess knowledge and awareness about emergency contraception among the public in general, and among younger women in particular.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2000 - Part 2 – This portion of the survey measures Governor Parris Glendening's job performance and takes an early reading of the 2002 contest for governor, including a Democratic primary match-up.

Maryland Media Survey, August 2000 - Part 1 – This portion of the survey includes Marylanders’ ratings on John McCain and Al Gore.

Maryland Survey, February 2000– This survey covers both the Republican and Democratic primary contests, general election matchups, name ID numbers on the four major candidates, and some questions pertaining to independent voters in Maryland. The written analysis makes several references to our January 2000 Maryland survey.

Maryland Transportation Survey, January 2000 – This survey includes numbers on Marylanders for Efficient and Safe Highways and also includes opinion ratings on the State’s traffic problems.

Maryland Survey, January 2000 - Part 3 – This portion of the survey rates 15 of Maryland's biggest public companies, and the factors by which voters evaluate businesses.

Maryland Survey, January 2000 - Part 2– This portion of the survey focuses on the Democratic and Republican primaries (March 7, 2000) and also poses hypothetical General Election match-ups.

Maryland Survey, January 2000 - Part 1 – This portion of the survey focuses on state issues, including job performance figures for Governor Glendening and Lt. Governor Townsend.

Maryland Media Survey, March 1999 – This survey includes numbers on the status of Governor Parris Glendening, Senator Paul Sarbanes and possible GOP challengers for his seat in 2002, and issues before the Maryland legislature.

Maryland Regional Polls

Baltimore Mayoral Survey, April 2003 – This survey includes numbers on Martin O'Malley and the September mayoral primary in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Survey, May 2000– This survey includes data on Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley's job performance, O'Malley's law enforcement policies, and a ranking of the City's four most recent mayors.  This is the first survey on O'Malley since his election in November of 1999.  There is also a question on the guilt or innocence of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis as he goes on trial for murder in Atlanta.

MCEA Survey, December 1999 – This survey includes Montgomery County Superintendent of Schools Jerry Weast’s focus on what he calls the “achievement gap,” (the gap in academic achievement between white and Asian students on one side, and African-American and Hispanic students on the other). MCEA surveyed its members on what they believed were the causes of the “achievement gap," and on which programs and efforts would be most effective in closing the gap.

Baltimore Mayoral Survey, Late August 1999 – This survey is the last of three surveys in Baltimore’s mayoral primary.

Baltimore Mayoral Survey, Early August 1999 – This survey is the second of three surveys on Baltimore’s mayoral race, and the first including all three major candidates, Lawrence Bell, Martin O’Malley, and Carl Stokes.

Baltimore Mayoral Survey, June 1999 – This survey is the first of three surveys of Democratic primary voters in the September 14 Baltimore City Mayoral contest, including numbers on former mayor and former Maryland governor William Donald Schaefer.

District of Columbia Polls

District of Columbia Survey, June 2000 - This survey focuses on the June 27 school board referendum, job performance and re-elect numbers on Mayor Anthony Williams, a question on the possible return to elective politics of former mayor Marion Barry, and the "taxation without representation" license tag slogan issue.

National Polls

National Survey, August 1999 – This survey questions Republicans on their motives for selecting the presidential candidate of their choice. It also explores the views and beliefs of likely Reform Party primary participants and asks Reform Party voters their preference in a party primary election.  Plus traditional Democratic and Republican Party primary match-ups and general election contests between George W. Bush and Al Gore, with and without Jesse Ventura are also included.


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