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HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Voters Ready For A Change

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Voters Ready For A Change

Mark Blumenthal  05. 5.2014
With nearly two-thirds of voters looking to vote for change in 2014, two new national surveys offer good news for the Republicans. Survey...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What's Behind One Georgia Pollster's Unusual Methods

HUFFPOLLSTER: What's Behind One Georgia Pollster's Unusual Methods

Mark Blumenthal  05. 2.2014
We take a closer look at one pollster's attempt to combine automated phone polls with Internet surveys. Another poll shows a big racial...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What Election Forecasts Can -- And Can't -- Tell Us

HUFFPOLLSTER: What Election Forecasts Can -- And Can't -- Tell Us

Mark Blumenthal  05. 1.2014
Jonathan Bernstein offers advice for basic literacy in reading election forecasting models. A new set of Senate rankings based on non-polling...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama's Numbers Look Bleak -- But Are They Improving?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Obama's Numbers Look Bleak -- But Are They Improving?

Mark Blumenthal  04.30.2014
Another day, another national poll showing a bleak political environment for Democrats, yet with a different story about Obama's approval...
HUFFPOLLSTER: As Health Exchange Enrollment Surges, ACA Opinions Remain Unchanged

HUFFPOLLSTER: As Health Exchange Enrollment Surges, ACA Opinions Remain Unchanged

Mark Blumenthal  04.29.2014
The Kaiser Family Foundation national poll finds attitudes about Obamacare remaining stable despite the recent surge in enrollment. A new...
HUFFPOLLSTER: How Democrats Hope To Avoid Another 2010

HUFFPOLLSTER: How Democrats Hope To Avoid Another 2010

Mark Blumenthal  04.28.2014
Sasha Issenberg reports on the Democrats efforts to avoid a rerun of 2010. The Democracy Corps (D) poll of competitive House districts...
Stability And Shifting In Party Loyalty After Age 18

Stability And Shifting In Party Loyalty After Age 18

04.25.2014
Consistent with conventional wisdom, the youngest cohorts appear more Democratic-leaning than the national electorate as a whole, whereas...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Just How Republican Are White Southern Voters?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Just How Republican Are White Southern Voters?

Mark Blumenthal  04.25.2014
A Nate Cohn article about Barack Obama's low support from white voters in the South in 2012 kicks off a debate with political scientists....
Only Some Southern Whites Are the New Blacks (and Many Are Not)

Only Some Southern Whites Are the New Blacks (and Many Are Not)

04.25.2014
Southern Whites didn't vote for Obama (and by association, won't vote for Democrats). So argues the New York Times' Nate Cohn in a provocative...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Southern States Have Mixed Feelings On ACA

HUFFPOLLSTER: Southern States Have Mixed Feelings On ACA

Mark Blumenthal  04.24.2014
Americans in three red states would rather revise than repeal the ACA -- but health care question order may raise concerns about the survey's...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Senate Surveys Kick Off Another Round Of Poll Trutherism

HUFFPOLLSTER: Senate Surveys Kick Off Another Round Of Poll Trutherism

Mark Blumenthal  04.23.2014
Four new polls of Southern states reignite the unskewed polling wars. We take another look at the trends shaping partisanship by generation....
HUFFPOLLSTER: NYT's New Forecast Predicts An Even Chance Of Senate Takeover

HUFFPOLLSTER: NYT's New Forecast Predicts An Even Chance Of Senate Takeover

Mark Blumenthal  04.22.2014
The New York Times debuts 'The Upshot,' its data journalism project, and forecasts a tossup for control of the U.S. Senate. A political...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Mary Cheney A Partner In New GOP Polling Firm

HUFFPOLLSTER: Mary Cheney A Partner In New GOP Polling Firm

Mark Blumenthal  04.21.2014
A new Republican polling venture launches. Gallup's quarterly average confirms an uptick in the Obama job performance rating. And we link...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Could Obama's Approval Rise In Time For Midterms?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Could Obama's Approval Rise In Time For Midterms?

Mark Blumenthal  04.18.2014
President Obama's approval rating has ticked up but still weighs down Democrats. The RNC's quest for a data advantage remains a work in...