-PPP's newest Georgia poll finds that Hillary Clinton would have a decent shot at winning the state if there was an election today. She leads Rand Paul, who's led our most recent national GOP polling, 48/43. She also has a 47/44 advantage on Paul Ryan, a 47/43 one on Newt Gingrich, and a 51/38 one over Sarah Palin. She ties Jeb Bush at 45, and the only Republican with an advantage over her is Chris Christie at 44/42. She could make Georgia a swing state in 2016.
-Georgia voters are still strongly opposed to gay marriage- only 32% support it with 60% against. But even there you can see the wheels turning- last year we found 27% of voters in the state supportive and 65% opposed. Voters under 30 support it by a 56/31 marriage.
And although Georgians still don't support marriage for same sex couples, 57% support at least civil unions to only 39% opposed to any sort of legal recognition at all. There's also strong opposition to workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation- 72% of voters think that should not be allowed to 17% who think it's acceptable. Even among Republicans there's 29/53 opposition to that.
-Georgia's most positively viewed city is Savannah with a +67 favorability rating at 74/7, followed by Athens at +58 (64/6), Atlanta at +40 (61/21), Augusta at +34 (45/11), and Columbus at +30 (40/10). There's a relatively big partisan divide on Atlanta with Democrats giving it a 70/11 rating, but Republicans only 48/32.
-Johnny Isakson is Georgia's more popular Senator with a 40/37 approval rating, compared to Saxby Chambliss' 34/42.
-73% of Georgians support expanded background checks for gun purchases to 19% who are opposed. There's bipartisan support for this gun legislation with 89% of Democrats, 65% of independents, and 59% of Republicans supporting it.
-43% of Georgians support allowing students at Georgia State to form a White Student Union to 36% who are opposed.
-Georgians across party lines believe in creationism over evolution. The overall numbers are 53/29- it's 70/17 with Republicans, 43/33 among Democrats, and 46/40 with independents.
Full results here