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: A Look at the Republican Contest for the Presidency

By John Sparks The Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary are just months away.  With so much attention given to these early contests, what are the implications for the current field of Republican candidates?  The Marist Poll’s John Sparks speaks about this issue, the contest on the national level, and President Barack Obama’s re-election strategy […]

9/7: GOP Debate or Battle Royal?

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff Expect Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment of GOP politics to be broken as the large field of Republican presidential wannabes meet in three debates during the next three weeks.  And, with good reason. So far, it’s been a race that has probably attracted at least as much attention for those who […]

7/8: The GOP for 2012

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff What is particularly striking about our recent national poll on campaign 2012 is the lack of definition of the GOP field of White House wannabes.   Mitt Romney, the generally recognized front-runner, has the support of a mere 19% of Republican and Republican leaning independents.  Not exactly emulating Secretariat’s run in […]

6/13: The 2012 Republican Field

By John Sparks Election Day 2012 is more than a year away, but for Republicans, the contest to find a candidate to oppose President Barack Obama is in full swing.  What should GOP candidates be doing now?  Which issues will be relevant, and where do the candidates stand?  The Marist Poll’s John Sparks speaks with […]

8/18: For Better or Worse…Palin Packs a Punch in the GOP

If some GOP leaders want Sarah Palin to fade quickly and quietly from the media scene, she is certainly not being particularly cooperative. With as yet undisclosed electoral plans, Palin packs political clout with rank-and-file Republicans.  According to the latest national Marist Poll numbers, 73% of GOPers have a favorable view of the former Alaska […]