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HUFFPOLLSTER: What Last Week's Election Tells Us About Latino And Asian Voters

HUFFPOLLSTER: What Last Week's Election Tells Us About Latino And Asian Voters

Mark Blumenthal  11.11.2014
Pollsters take a look at the Latino and Asian electorates. An attempt at identifying persuadable voters seems to have gone awry. And the...
HUFPOLLSTER: A Closer Look At Voter Turnout

HUFPOLLSTER: A Closer Look At Voter Turnout

Mark Blumenthal  11.10.2014
Turnout emerges as a theme in explaining what went wrong for Democrats last week. We round up some initial looks at how it affected the...
When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: The American Public and Berlin

When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: The American Public and Berlin

11. 6.2014
Though Ronald Reagan's call to "tear down this wall" has come to be iconic of his role in the last days of the Cold War, Soviet leader...
HUFFPOLLSTER: How President Obama Defined The Midterms

HUFFPOLLSTER: How President Obama Defined The Midterms

Mark Blumenthal  11. 6.2014
The exit polls and election results demonstrate the powerful influence of the President on campaign 2014. Turnout was down from 2010. And...

The Top 10 Least Helpful Democratic Excuses

11. 5.2014
To learn from our landslide defeat, Democrats should avoid excuses that divert attention from the tasks required to prepare for the next...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Republican Wins Outpace Predictions

HUFFPOLLSTER: Republican Wins Outpace Predictions

Mark Blumenthal  11. 5.2014
Polls correctly forecast a Republican Senate majority, but missed their margins nationwide by a mile. And exit polls show Americans remain...
Early Exit Polls Won't Tell You Who's Winning

Early Exit Polls Won't Tell You Who's Winning

Mark Blumenthal  11. 4.2014
Anyone watching Tuesday's midterms should be ready to settle in for a long election night -- a plethora of close races, slow ballot-counting...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What The Polls Tell Us On Election Day

HUFFPOLLSTER: What The Polls Tell Us On Election Day

Mark Blumenthal  11. 4.2014
It's Election Day. Americans are casting their ballots in the only poll that matters. And if you want to watch returns like a pollster,...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Odds of GOP Senate Takeover Grow

HUFFPOLLSTER: Odds of GOP Senate Takeover Grow

Mark Blumenthal  11. 3.2014
Last-minute polling finds the Republicans on track for a Senate victory tomorrow. Early voting, though, suggests it could be close. And...
U.S. House Polls Forecast Republican Gains

U.S. House Polls Forecast Republican Gains

Ariel Edwards-Levy  11. 3.2014
In 2014, the high-stakes battle for control of the U.S. Senate, rather than individual House races, has gotten most of the attention from...

Early Voting Pulling Into the Station

11. 2.2014
It's now possible to see how states are faring in their early vote compared to 2010. More than 17 million people have voted in the 2014...
Who are the Undecideds?

Who are the Undecideds?

11. 2.2014
There are many sources of uncertainty in election polling other than sampling error. One source of error that looms large in this year's...
Hidden Errors and Overconfident Pollsters

Hidden Errors and Overconfident Pollsters

11. 2.2014
Election forecasts report a margin of error of typically 3 percentage points. That means that 95 percent of the time the election outcome...
Polling Forecast: The Senate Is Leaning Republican

Polling Forecast: The Senate Is Leaning Republican

Mark Blumenthal  11. 2.2014
On Tuesday, Americans will head to the polls to determine 36 seats in the U.S. Senate. Although those contests will likely draw as many...