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Civil Beat conducts its own polls using software licensed from Merriman River Group. It began its polling in May 2010.

The Civil Beat Poll
Djou Holds A 9-Point Lead Over Caldwell In Mayor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Djou Holds A 9-Point Lead Over Caldwell In Mayor’s Race

The challenger has 42 percent support compared to the incumbent's 33 percent. Ex-Mayor Carlisle gets just 9 percent.
Civil Beat Poll — Full Questionnaire And Results — January 2016 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll — Full Questionnaire And Results — January 2016

Check out the demographics and crosstabs behind our poll on voter confidence on rail, NextEra Energy, police oversight, homelessness, Gov. Ige and Mayor Caldwell.

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Love Obama But Ige, Caldwell? Not So Much Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Love Obama But Ige, Caldwell? Not So Much

About 57 percent of Hawaii voters view President Obama positively. But far less feel that way about Hawaii's governor and Honolulu's mayor.

Civil Beat Poll: More Voters Call For More Police Oversight Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: More Voters Call For More Police Oversight

But Hawaii voters also say they believe most misconduct is due to a few bad cops.

Civil Beat Poll: Only 16 Percent Of Voters Feel Good About Honolulu Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Only 16 Percent Of Voters Feel Good About Honolulu Rail

Well over 30 percent of respondents said it’s a bad idea while another 40 percent consider the $6.6 billion project's progress troubling.

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Think Ige, Caldwell Failing On Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Think Ige, Caldwell Failing On Homelessness

Nearly half of Hawaii voters want more action, while a clear majority backs law enforcement efforts like sit-lie bans.

Civil Beat Poll: Majority Oppose NextEra-HEI Merger Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Majority Oppose NextEra-HEI Merger

Voters also think the Public Utilities Commission pays more attention to political and business pressure than the public interest.
Civil Beat Poll: Who’s Not to Like? Hawaii Leaders Popular With Voters Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Who’s Not to Like? Hawaii Leaders Popular With Voters

There's broad support for congressional delegation, Honolulu mayor, governor and president, but it varies some by age, gender and income.
Civil Beat Poll: Most Voters Oppose Honolulu Rail Tax Extension Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Most Voters Oppose Honolulu Rail Tax Extension

A majority of Oahu voters also opposes the $6 billion project in general, but support is greater on the neighbor islands.
Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Want GMO Labeling Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Want GMO Labeling

There's little disparity across age, ethnicity and gender lines, although more Republicans are opposed.
Civil Beat Poll — Full Questionnaire and Results — April 2015 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll — Full Questionnaire and Results — April 2015

Check out the demographics and crosstabs behind our most recent polls on marijuana, rail, GMO labeling and approval ratings.
Civil Beat Poll: Strong Support for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Poll: Strong Support for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Voters want medi-pot patients to have places to buy their medicine, but still oppose legalization of the drug for recreational purposes.