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HUFFPOLLSTER: Early Polling Shows Competitive GOP Field

HUFFPOLLSTER: Early Polling Shows Competitive GOP Field

Mark Blumenthal  02. 4.2015
Early 2016 primary polling shows a wide-open Republican race. We weigh in on the pollster debate about the 'margin of error.' And social...
The 'Margin Of Error' Is More Controversial Than You Think

The 'Margin Of Error' Is More Controversial Than You Think

Mark Blumenthal  02. 3.2015
If you read polls in the news, you're probably familiar with the term "margin of error." What you may not know is that pollsters disagree...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Vaccination Opinions Vary By Age

HUFFPOLLSTER: Vaccination Opinions Vary By Age

Mark Blumenthal  02. 3.2015
Polls find greater skepticism of mandatory vaccines among younger Americans. Clinton and Bush are running even in Florida. And Gallup is...
Poll Highlights Disagreements Between Foreign Policy Experts And The Public

Poll Highlights Disagreements Between Foreign Policy Experts And The Public

Janie Velencia  02. 2.2015
International relations scholars are far more likely than the public at large to support increasing immigration -- one of several marked...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Iowa Poll Finds Divided GOP Field

HUFFPOLLSTER: Iowa Poll Finds Divided GOP Field

Mark Blumenthal  02. 2.2015
A new Iowa poll fuels speculation about who benefits from Mitt Romney's decision not to run. Republicans support government action on climate...
Stop Asking for Margin of Error in Polling Research

Stop Asking for Margin of Error in Polling Research

Annie Pettit  01.30.2015
Sometimes, the best measure of the quality of research is how transparent your vendor is when they describe their research methodology,...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Scientists' Opinions Are Very Different From Most Americans'

HUFFPOLLSTER: Scientists' Opinions Are Very Different From Most Americans'

Mark Blumenthal  01.30.2015
Pew Research finds the public at odds with science on a list of key issues. Desire for a decrease in immigration is lower than it was during...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Economic Recovery Seen As Mostly Helping The Rich

HUFFPOLLSTER: Economic Recovery Seen As Mostly Helping The Rich

Mark Blumenthal  01.29.2015
Americans see the economy looking up, but mostly for the wealthy. Many think government action could help improve the middle class, but...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Want Congress To Fix Potential Obamacare Gap

HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Want Congress To Fix Potential Obamacare Gap

Mark Blumenthal  01.28.2015
Should the Supreme Court strike down ACA subsidies in federal marketplaces, most would have Congress act to restore them. Current polls...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup's Obama Approval Rating Hits 50 Percent

HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup's Obama Approval Rating Hits 50 Percent

Mark Blumenthal  01.27.2015
Obama approval hits a milestone on Gallup's daily tracking. Open-ended questions show two very different nomination contests brewing. And...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What 2016 Polling Tells Us, And What It Doesn't

HUFFPOLLSTER: What 2016 Polling Tells Us, And What It Doesn't

Mark Blumenthal  01.26.2015
Early general election trial heats tell us little, but pollsters have other questions to ask. Chris Christie's negatives are higher than...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What Does Obama's Approval Rating Mean For 2016?

HUFFPOLLSTER: What Does Obama's Approval Rating Mean For 2016?

Mark Blumenthal  01.23.2015
Americans expect Obama to accomplish less in the next two years, but his ratings are rising anyway. And historical precedents points to...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Can't Agree On Whether Congress Should Compromise

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Can't Agree On Whether Congress Should Compromise

Mark Blumenthal  01.22.2015
Democrats want compromise more than Republicans. Independents are most likely to up their rating of President Obama in an improving economy....
HUFFPOLLSTER: SOTU Watchers Give Speech Typically Positive Rating

HUFFPOLLSTER: SOTU Watchers Give Speech Typically Positive Rating

Mark Blumenthal  01.21.2015
State of the Union watchers think Obama's speech was better than last year's. Few Americans tuned in but those that did were active on...