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On Scorecards and the Series

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last night's update of our Slate Election Scorecard feature notes a big change (also reflected on our new Pollster map and scorecard): Republican Geor...

Momentum in the Slate 13

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last night's Slate Scorecard update reviewed the relatively recent polls showing new momentum for Iowa gubernatorial candidate Democrat Chet Culver, b...

Andrew Kohut Interview

Guest Pollster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guest Pollster

Andrew Kohut is the President of the Pew Research Center and arguably the dean of the survey research profession. President of the Gallup Organizatio...

On Waves and Stability - Part II

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My last post looked at evidence of an "anti-Republican wave" in the form of consistent Democratic advantages on the so-called generic House vote. Toda...

On Waves and Stability - Part I

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

I have spent a lot time over the last few days pouring over the U.S. House polling numbers on Pollster as we have been at work on some sort of summary...

Handicapping the House: Part II

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Yesterday, our Slate update shifted to a district-by-district focus on races for the U.S. House. Our initial tally shows Democrats right on the edge o...

Handicapping the House: Part I

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

With the addition of House race data to Pollster.com, it is a good time to talk about the difficulty of measuring the status of the race to control Co...

NYT/Pew Graphic: Party by Generation

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A staple of modern American politics is the article or column that inevitably follows any landslide election speculating whether this particular victo...

Party ID: The 2006 Edition

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We have devoted much attention recently to the flood of new national surveys showing small declines in the Bush job approval rating and modest Democra...

Slate Update & the Majority Watch Surveys

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our Slate Election Scorecard update tonight focuses on two new polls in New Jersey that confirm recent gains by Bob Menendez and move the race to lean...

Riehle: New Data from Majority Watch

Guest Pollster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guest Pollster

This "Guest Pollster Corner" contribution comes from Thomas Riehle, a Partner of RT Strategies Editor's note: In a 2:30 p.m. press conference, Riehle...

CT Senate: Results by Party

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our Slate Election Scorecard update yesterday focused on a new poll in Connecticut conducted by for the Hartford Courant by the University of Connecti...

Of Generic Votes and Likely Voters

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Today's flood of new national surveys provides enough raw material for a week's worth of blog posts.  The new surveys are from ABC News/Washingto...

Generic Ballot: Dem Lead Widens Post Foley

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

The post-Foley Folly polls find an upturn in the Democratic margin in the generic Congressional ballot. Prior to the Foley developments, Democrats h...

Bush Approval: Four New Polls, Trend at 38%

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

Four new polls find approval of President Bush has declined substantially since the end of September, following revelations of "overly friendly" em...

Slate Update: Michigan & Oregon Governors

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our Slate Election Scorecard update for this evening focuses on two races for Governor: Michigan, where two new polls showing Governor Jennifer Granh...

Courier & Press IN-08 Survey: Follow-Up

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Not quite two weeks ago, I wrote about a survey of Indiana's 8th Congressional District conducted by for the Evansville Courier & Press by Indiana...

SurveyUSA Tracks Views on Hastert

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last night, Josh Marshall linked to a new national automated poll from SurveyUSA asking whether House Speaker Dennis Hastert should resign: Bas...

Slate Update & New Gallup Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our update to the Slate Election Scorecard yesterday focused on six new statewide polls from the USAToday/Gallup partnership.  Their new poll in ...

Generic Ballot: Decline ends, upturn??

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

I'm between planes so no time for a full post, but the generic ballot that was trending slightly down two weeks ago is now at least flat and perhaps...

Bush Approval: Trend turns down

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

More post-NIE, post-Woodward, post-Foley polls are out, suggesting that approval of President Bush has stopped its recent rise and has begun to turn...

Post Foley Shifts?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

"This is as close to pollster hell as it gets." Or so wrote GOP pollster Bill Cullo last night on Crosstabs.org. While this may be an especially helli...

Slate Scorecard: Zogby & NJ

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our update Tonight's Slate Election Scorecard update focuses on the slew of new statewide surveys released earlier today by the Reuters/Zogby polling ...

Connecticut: More House Effects

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our Slate Senate Scorecard update for tonight focuses on a new Rasmussen poll in Connecticut that shows Joe Lieberman leading Democratic nominee Ned L...

Tennessee Polls: Not Created Equal

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Instapundit Glenn Reynolds asked a good question yesterday: THE LATEST POLL shows a Ford-Corker dead heat. Hmm. Just yesterday we had one with Ford u...