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HUFFPOLLSTER: Reviewing A Busy Weekend For Polls

HUFFPOLLSTER: Reviewing A Busy Weekend For Polls

Mark Blumenthal  10. 6.2014
It was a busy weekend for polls, with new data showing a still close race for control of the Senate with a slight edge for the Republicans....
HUFFPOLLSTER: Midterm Polls Finds GOP Edge, But It's 'Anybody's Game'

HUFFPOLLSTER: Midterm Polls Finds GOP Edge, But It's 'Anybody's Game'

Mark Blumenthal  10. 3.2014
As Election Day nears, new surveys find a closely-fought political environment but an edge for the GOP. Two campaign pollsters talk turnout....
How Much Can We Trust The Polls? A Look At The Industry's Transparency Problem

How Much Can We Trust The Polls? A Look At The Industry's Transparency Problem

Rachel Lienesch  10. 3.2014
The T-shirt said it all. "The weighting is the hardest part." The pun seen all around the 2014 conference of the American Association...
Will There Be a Backlash Against Torture?

Will There Be a Backlash Against Torture?

10. 2.2014
The Senate intelligence committee hopes to release soon a redacted summary of its 6,300-page report on the CIA's interrogational torture...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What Happens If Orman Wins Kansas?

HUFFPOLLSTER: What Happens If Orman Wins Kansas?

Mark Blumenthal  10. 2.2014
A new survey show the independent candidate leading in Kansas. A Democratic pollster defends outlier results favoring his client in Kentucky....
HUFFPOLLSTER: Rising Approval For Obama's Handling Of ISIS

HUFFPOLLSTER: Rising Approval For Obama's Handling Of ISIS

Mark Blumenthal  10. 1.2014
One new survey suggests rising support for Obama's handling of Islamic State militants. Another finds a slight uptick for Democrats nationwide,...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Massachusetts Race Turns Competitive

HUFFPOLLSTER: Massachusetts Race Turns Competitive

Mark Blumenthal  09.30.2014
Martha Coakley sees her initial lead slip away in a Massachusetts race...again. Surveys disagree on candidates' popularity in North Carolina...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Is Joni Ernst Gaining In Iowa?

HUFFPOLLSTER: Is Joni Ernst Gaining In Iowa?

Mark Blumenthal  09.29.2014
New state surveys continue to point to a midterm edge for the GOP. The stats on early voting have some good news for the Democrats. And...

2014 Early Voting Underway

09.26.2014
Pollsters don't typically report their expected turnout, but any number of polls are showing Democratic candidates doing better among registered...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Republican Gains Ground In Colorado

HUFFPOLLSTER: Republican Gains Ground In Colorado

Mark Blumenthal  09.26.2014
New Senate polls show movement to the Republican in Colorado. Nate Silver releases his latest Pollster ratings. And the Ace of Spades HQ...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Mark Warner Leads In Two Virginia Polls

HUFFPOLLSTER: Mark Warner Leads In Two Virginia Polls

Mark Blumenthal  09.25.2014
Polls show Democrat Mark Warner leading by a mile in Virginia. Another new survey confirms a close race in Arkansas. And since we are observing...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Surveys Show A Close Race For Florida Governor

HUFFPOLLSTER: Surveys Show A Close Race For Florida Governor

Mark Blumenthal  09.24.2014
Two new polls confirm a close race for governor in Florida. PPP gives Democrats heartburn in Alaska and Arkansas. And we've upgraded our...
The Security Mom Myth Revisited

The Security Mom Myth Revisited

09.23.2014
The tragic and horrific acts by Islamic State, Russian aggression and the deepening crisis in Iraq are disturbing and contribute to a sense...
HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Bump Up GOP Numbers

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Bump Up GOP Numbers

Mark Blumenthal  09.23.2014
New U.S. Senate polls released over the past week bump up the chances of a Republican majority. State surveys look better for the Democrats...