A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.

Politics
Americans disapprove of Obama’s handling of Ukraine crisis, CBS News
Seniors have realigned with the Republican party, Gallup
Virginia voters give McAuliffe ‘OK’ grades, support minimum wage hike, Quinnipiac
Voters more likely to turn out if pot legalization is on the ballot, GWU via National Journal
Independent voters looking more like Republicans again, Rothenberg Political Report
Two years before 2016 primaries, Clinton polling like an incumbent, FiveThirtyEight

Economy
One-third of mobile phone owners used mobile banking in past year, Federal Reserve
Renting most expensive in Hawaii, D.C., CaliforniaNLIHC via Washington Post
Young adults have held an average of 6.2 jobs by age 26, BLS
In 2013, average personal income growth slowed in every state, BEA
State and local government tax revenue for 3Q, 4Q 2013, Census Bureau
Unemployment rate for veterans edges down in 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics
New residential sales data in February, Census Bureau/HUD
High prices partly to blame for slow new home sales, The Wall Street Journal
Colleges with best returns on investment, methods, Payscale via FiveThirtyEight
Top incomes can be fleeting, CNN Money
Do big banks have lower operating costs? Economic Policy Review, New York Fed
Who benefits when the government pays more in Medicare? NBER

Health & Society
The state of the news media in 2014, Pew Research Center
Many Americans were unaware of health care law deadline, Kaiser Family Foundation
Paying welfare benefits by debit card instead of cash led to crime drop, NBER via WaPo
Fewer Americans went to the movies in 2013, but box-office receipts rose, WSJ
Map: The most and least healthy counties, RWJF via The Atlantic

International
Putin’s support in Russia rises to 80%, Levada Center via RIA Novosti
Little pattern or coherence found in EU broadband markets, European Commission
How the Great Recession affected new immigrants in Spain, Migration Policy Institute

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George Gao  is a former associate digital producer at Pew Research Center.