1/29: Top Ten Songs the Candidates will Dedicate to Iowans on Caucus Day

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff The Top Ten Songs the Candidates will Dedicate to Iowans on Caucus Day are: 10. Stand by Me by Ben E. King 9. I’ll be There For You by Bon Jovi 8. Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds 7. All by Myself by Eric Carmen 6. Like I’m […]

7/25: Candidate Clinton? 50-50 Odds Are Never a Sure Bet

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff There are two schools of thought on whether Hillary Clinton is running for president in 2016.  Some say she is and some say she isn’t. But, is Clinton in essence already on the campaign trail?  I don’t know.  What have we learned about whether she will eventually run for real?  […]

1/3: Pollster Spin for Wednesday Morning

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff Dear Pollsters, Pols, and Press, As you head to New Hampshire, I thought I’d save you time by providing a little pre-caucus, post-caucus pollster spin. Case #1: Why our Iowa polls were actually very, very accurate really. 1.       We interviewed over 3,000 people to eventually distill the number down to […]

12/9: A Look at the GOP Contest in Iowa and New Hampshire

By John Sparks With time counting down to the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, are there more twists and turns ahead? The Marist Poll’s John Sparks visits with Marist Poll Analyst and syndicated political columnist Carl Leubsdorf who writes a weekly column for The Dallas Morning News about the latest trends in the 2012 […]

12/8: Why GOP Primary Poll Numbers Could Be Wrong

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff 10. Many voters waiting until November 12th to make up their minds 9. Romney voters claim our questions are biased by asking about the Newt Hampshire primary 8. GOP voters torn between anybody-but-Obama vote and anybody-but-Romney vote 7. Couldn’t find enough people in Lexington and Concord voting in the New […]

10/11: What the Numbers in Iowa and New Hampshire Mean

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff The NBC News/Marist Poll for January’s GOP New Hampshire Primary (it really won’t be in December, will it?) and the Iowa Caucus reveal some very interesting political tidbits.  Sure, we’re still several months away from these much awaited events but likely New Hampshire voters and likely Iowa caucus-goers are picking […]