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 […]

10/24: Back to the Presidential Future

Can’t be certain just yet if the future for campaign ’12 will turn out to be as we remember it, I have this nagging feeling that we’ve experienced something resembling this year’s fisticuffs way back when. I’m thinking of the presidential campaigns of 1968, 1972, and 1976 and am not sure which path we are on this election cycle.

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 […]

4/29: Political Grab Bag

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff The recent national McClatchy-Marist Poll contains many interesting nuggets.  Here are a few worth examining more closely: Obama in Trouble? The numbers suggest that President Obama’s re-election prospects could be in jeopardy.  With everything going for him in ’08, he tallied 53%.  Now, only 37% of the electorate tells us […]

11/8: The New Political Reality 2010

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff Although the political leadership in Washington is offering up its carefully crafted conclusions for Election 2010, I’m checking out pre-election and exit polls to find out what voters nationally were actually saying. To the degree this election was a referendum on the president, something the GOP had hoped for, and […]

9/22: Inside the Midterm Elections

By John Sparks On November 2nd, American voters will go to the polls and decide who will win the 2010 midterm elections.  Republicans believe they have a chance to regain a majority in the Senate and recapture a number of seats in the House.  But, will Tea Party candidates hurt Republican chances to re-take the […]

9/22: The Political Climate Leading Up To the Midterm Elections

By John Sparks Will a record number of incumbents go down in defeat in this November’s midterm elections?  Will Republicans regain control of the Senate?  What impact will the Tea Party have on the election?  Will its candidates who won primary victories over Republicans be able defeat Democrats in the general election?  Is President Obama […]