VIDEO: 1968: The Year That Rocked American Politics, The Marist Poll Welcomes Lynn Novick

In part three of the four-part panel series, 1968: The Year That Rocked American Politics, the team behind The Marist College Poll’s podcast, “Poll Hub,” speaks with Emmy and Peabody Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick.

12/19: Holiday Wishes from the Marist Poll

The entire Marist Poll team would like to wish you a very happy holiday season and a healthy and joyous New Year. Click below to watch our holiday greeting, including a couple of twists on some holiday favorites.

3/28: The Marist Poll Celebrates 35 Years

The Marist Poll is marking a milestone.  For 35 years, The Marist Poll has been accurately and scientifically gauging public opinion. To commemorate this achievement, The Marist Poll recently held a panel discussion at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.  As moderators, poll directors Lee M. Miringoff and Barbara L. Carvalho welcomed […]

11/21: A View from the Band: Coming of Age and the JFK Assassination

It was a once in a lifetime experience turned tragic.  On the morning of November 22, 1963, a young John Sparks joined his fellow high school band members to play “Hail to the Chief” for President John F. Kennedy.  Hours later, like the rest of the world, Sparks learned of Kennedy’s assassination. The experience shaped […]

1/13: On the Ground in New Hampshire

It’s a political junkie’s drug – New Hampshire in the days leading up to the primary. 2012 marked the Marist Poll’s seventh venture to the Granite State, but I was a newbie. Here’s the back story.  Plain and simple, I love politics!  My passion for politics began fairly early in life, debating politics with family […]

5/3: What Do Lee Miringoff and Babe Ruth Have in Common?

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff The latest joke circulating The Marist Poll these days (courtesy of JS and MG) goes something like this: “What do Lee Miringoff and Babe Ruth have in common?”  Answer: They both hit 60.  For Ruth, it obviously refers to his prodigious 1927 season when he shattered all records for homers.  […]

3/17: Cuomo: Decisive or Defensive?

Lee Miringoff breaks down the political future of Andrew Cuomo after the New York attorney general recused himself from investigating Governor David Paterson:

2/22: Paterson’s Path to Election

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff Governor David Paterson became governor under unusual circumstances.  He has served in turbulent times, and oversees a government that is seen by most New Yorkers as dysfunctional.  He has also compiled unprecedentedly low poll numbers.  How low is low? In Marist’s statewide polls dating back nearly three decades, we find […]

Introducing Pebbles and Pundits’ Theme Song

The theme song for The Marist Poll’s website was composed by Joseph Mager, a Marist College student enrolled in the Fall 2009 unit of Political Communication and Politics.  Joe wrote and performed Pebbles and Pundits theme song as a creative project pertaining to his coursework. Check out our theme song and get to know its […]

1/15: The Best Laid Plans…

By Dr. Lee M. Miringoff Kirsten Gillibrand and Harold Ford Jr. are improbable rivals for the U.S. Senate seat held only recently by Hillary Clinton.  But, then again, Hillary Clinton was inevitably White House bound and Governor Spitzer was thought to be considering then Lieutenant Governor David Paterson to fill her unexpired senate term.  Okay.  […]