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Evangelical Voters Don't Care That Trump's Not Religious

Evangelical Voters Don't Care That Trump's Not Religious

Natalie Jackson  01.27.2016
Businessman Donald Trump is viewed as the least religious of all the GOP presidential candidates, according to a new report from...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Sanders Within Half A Percentage Point Of Clinton In Iowa

HUFFPOLLSTER: Sanders Within Half A Percentage Point Of Clinton In Iowa

Natalie Jackson  01.27.2016
The HuffPost Pollster average shows a nearly tied race on the Democratic side in Iowa. A candidate's religiosity matters to GOP voters,...
How Political Disagreement Created the Independent Voter

How Political Disagreement Created the Independent Voter

Yanna Krupnikov  01.26.2016
Turn on the news on any given day - but especially during an election - and you're likely to see and hear confrontation between Democrats...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Bernie Sanders' Chances In Iowa Depend On Convincing His Supporters To Vote

HUFFPOLLSTER: Bernie Sanders' Chances In Iowa Depend On Convincing His Supporters To Vote

Natalie Jackson  01.26.2016
Polling shows that Bernie Sanders’ supporters are less likely to turnout for the Iowa caucus than Hillary Clinton’s. The Iowa...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Trump And Clinton Lead, But Iowa Polling Remains Volatile With A Week To Go

HUFFPOLLSTER: Trump And Clinton Lead, But Iowa Polling Remains Volatile With A Week To Go

Natalie Jackson  01.25.2016
Donald Trump has regained the lead in Iowa but things can still change. On the Democratic side, young voters could tip the caucus toward...
Poll Dancing: Things Worth Knowing About Public Opinion

Poll Dancing: Things Worth Knowing About Public Opinion

Kirby Goidel  01.22.2016
Americans are buried in an avalanche of public opinion poll results. As a service to Huffington Post readers, we've assembled a list of...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Iowa Polls Show Both Caucuses Close To Tied

HUFFPOLLSTER: Iowa Polls Show Both Caucuses Close To Tied

Natalie Jackson  01.22.2016
Both Democrats and Republicans are in tight races heading into the Iowa caucuses, but beware of outlier polls. Most Americans don’t...
Donald Trump's Lead Isn't As Solid As It Looks

Donald Trump's Lead Isn't As Solid As It Looks

Natalie Jackson  01.20.2016
Late last week, NBC News released a poll declaring, “Trump More Than Doubles National Lead.” Similar headlines...
How Polls Trick People Into Saying Dumb Things, Like Judge Judy Being On The Supreme Court

How Polls Trick People Into Saying Dumb Things, Like Judge Judy Being On The Supreme Court

Samantha Guff  01.19.2016
Do you think Judge Judy is a member of the Supreme Court? Yes? Maybe?  Doesn't matter. Anything less than "absolutely not" shows...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Bernie Sanders Has A 72 Percent Chance Of Winning New Hampshire…Or A 43 Percent Chance

HUFFPOLLSTER: Bernie Sanders Has A 72 Percent Chance Of Winning New Hampshire…Or A 43 Percent Chance

Natalie Jackson  01.15.2016
Nate Silver’s primary election forecasts highlight just how uncertain the outcomes are this time. A boom of polling in Iowa and...
Callused Hands: The Shrinking Working Class White Vote

Callused Hands: The Shrinking Working Class White Vote

Keith Gaddie  01.14.2016
Once upon a time, the white working class was the colossus of U.S. politics. White working class voters were the largest bloc in the electorate....
A Partisan Culture, Not a Gun Culture

A Partisan Culture, Not a Gun Culture

Margie Omero  01.12.2016
Last week President Obama took modest, but politically courageous, executive actions on guns. Despite the well-established popularity of...
Republicans Still Don't Think Obama Is American, But Don't Care Ted Cruz Was Born In Canada

Republicans Still Don't Think Obama Is American, But Don't Care Ted Cruz Was Born In Canada

Janie Velencia  01.11.2016
Donald Trump famously questioned President Barack Obama's citizenship in 2011 and demanded he publicly release his birth certificate....
A Psephologist's Lament (And, You Can Look It Up)

A Psephologist's Lament (And, You Can Look It Up)

Lee Miringoff  01.10.2016
Regardless of the mode of data collection, public pollsters worth their weight are striving to be accurate, and transparency helps the...