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Entries by Mark Blumenthal from 03/2007

New Time Poll Confirms Post/ABC

| Posted 03.01.2007 | Politics

Time has a new national survey out today (article, SRBI release & results) that includes 2008 primary match-ups for both the Democrats and Republican...

Fox News Poll Makes It Three

| Posted 03.02.2007 | Politics

And then there were three. A new Fox News/Opinion Dynamics survey of 900 registered voters nationwide (2008 presidential match-ups article, results,B...

Newport on Clinton, Obama and the Black Vote

| Posted 03.05.2007 | Politics

Gallup Guru Frank Newport posted Friday on the issue I had been watching all week: "Clinton, Obama and the Black Vote." He reviews most of ...

A "Survey" on Work and Power

| Posted 03.07.2007 | Politics

If it walks and quacks like a duck, we are told, it must be a duck. Yesterday, MSNBC posted a story describing results from an "online survey&qu...

Primary Polling Primer I: Turnout

| Posted 03.09.2007 | Politics

With so many polls released in recent weeks testing the various 2008 presidential primary match-ups, now seems like a good time to take a deep breath...

Going to Motive

| Posted 03.12.2007 | Politics

The Washington Post's Shankar Vedantam reports today on some interesting academic research that empirically demonstrates something that should be...

Giuliani-McCain Margin Narrowing?

| Posted 03.13.2007 | Politics

Our friends over at the Hotline OnCall looked at the results of the latest CBS/NY Times survey and raised intriguing possibility: Either early p...

Primary Polling Primer II: More on Turnout

| Posted 03.14.2007 | Politics

Continuing with my Presidential Primary Polling Primer, I know I promised in the first installment to talk next about issues of timing, but before mo...

Rothenberg on "Push Polls"

| Posted 03.15.2007 | Politics

I have a Google News search for the term "push poll" which reliably produces items almost every day. More often than not, news items use t...

Novak Calls It a Push Poll

| Posted 03.19.2007 | Politics

Before I leave the topic of "push polls" and the indiscriminate way reporters and pundits use that label, I want to mention a prominent example that ...

SEIU's Early Primary Health Care Survey

| Posted 03.22.2007 | Politics

Thanks to MyDD, we know that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) released poll results yesterday based on samples of likely primary or c...

Pew Report: Core Values and Attittudes

| Posted 03.23.2007 | Politics

Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released another one of their massive must-read reports. This one summarizes 20 years on "Political Values an...

Primary Polling Primer: Timing

| Posted 03.27.2007 | Politics

Onward with my Primary Polling Primer. In the first two installments, we talked about turnout, or rather, how national polls tend to sample a broader...

Harris Interactive's Poll on Clinton

| Posted 03.28.2007 | Politics

Harris Interactive released a new survey yesterday, based on over 2,000 interviews conducted online that focuses on the candidacy of Hillary Clinton ...