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HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup Settles $12 Million Lawsuit Over Calls To Cell Phones

HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup Settles $12 Million Lawsuit Over Calls To Cell Phones

Mark Blumenthal  07.31.2015
Gallup pays millions to settle a lawsuit it says is spurious. Clinton leads among Democratic activists; they love Bernie Sanders but don't...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Are Growing Dissatisfied With Their Party

HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Are Growing Dissatisfied With Their Party

Mark Blumenthal  07.24.2015
Negative perceptions of the Republican party are on the rise...among Republicans. Donald Trump may be leading in national polls, but Walker...
We Polled True Activist Grassroots Republicans, And Here's Who They're Backing

We Polled True Activist Grassroots Republicans, And Here's Who They're Backing

Mark Blumenthal  07.22.2015
  Traditional polls provide a snapshot of what a few Americans think at any given moment. But a lot of Americans aren't even paying...
HUFFPOLLSTER: 2014 Marked A New Low In Voter Turnout

HUFFPOLLSTER: 2014 Marked A New Low In Voter Turnout

Mark Blumenthal  07.17.2015
A Census benchmark confirms that 2014 turnout was the lowest in decades. Ted Cruz joins the chorus criticizing Fox News for its use of...
HUFFPOLLSTER: A Closer Look At Iowa Polls

HUFFPOLLSTER: A Closer Look At Iowa Polls

Mark Blumenthal  07.10.2015
We examine the widely varying polling methods being used in Iowa. The polling misfire in Greece raises questions about the accuracy of...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's The Real Impact Trump Could Have On 2016

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's The Real Impact Trump Could Have On 2016

Mark Blumenthal  07. 2.2015
Donald Trump's rise in the polls may be less important than the media "oxygen" he is consuming. A majority of Americans approve of the...
HUFFPOLLSTER: What The Latest Polls Don't Mean For 2016

HUFFPOLLSTER: What The Latest Polls Don't Mean For 2016

Mark Blumenthal  06.26.2015
Shifts in the 2016 polls may be less meaningful than they seem. Donald Trump's "surge" may be less than meets the eye. And the latest CDC...
HUFFPOLLSTER: New FCC Rules Could Make Polling More Expensive, Less Accurate

HUFFPOLLSTER: New FCC Rules Could Make Polling More Expensive, Less Accurate

Mark Blumenthal  06.19.2015
The FCC gives pollsters heartburn with new rules that toughen restrictions on the use of "autodialers" to call cell phones. Yet, surveys...
Bernie Sanders Gains In New Hampshire Primary Polls

Bernie Sanders Gains In New Hampshire Primary Polls

Janie Velencia  06.16.2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has gained support in New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary polls and is now within 10 percentage points...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Opinions On Trade Don't Divide Along The Usual Party Lines

HUFFPOLLSTER: Opinions On Trade Don't Divide Along The Usual Party Lines

Mark Blumenthal  06.12.2015
Americans' sometimes conflicting views on foreign trade show remarkably little partisan polarization. Millennials say they have it hard...
HUFFPOLLSTER: New FCC Proposal Could Disrupt Polling Industry

HUFFPOLLSTER: New FCC Proposal Could Disrupt Polling Industry

Mark Blumenthal  06. 5.2015
A set of potential new FCC rules for incoming calls rattles the polling industry. Voters want substance. And Americans explain what they...
Retraction Of Major Gay Marriage Study Underlines The Need For Greater Transparency

Retraction Of Major Gay Marriage Study Underlines The Need For Greater Transparency

Mark Blumenthal  05.29.2015
The retraction of a major gay marriage study highlights polling's "secrecy problem," as well as the relevance of a newly launched transparency...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Even Republicans Aren't Happy With The New GOP-Led Congress

HUFFPOLLSTER: Even Republicans Aren't Happy With The New GOP-Led Congress

Mark Blumenthal  05.22.2015
Democrats and Republicans alike are unhappy with the GOP-led Congress. Fox looks to the polls to narrow down contenders in the GOP debate,...
The Meaning of Middle Class

The Meaning of Middle Class

Kathleen Weldon  05.13.2015
On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton has said, "We need to make the middle class mean something again." What does being middle class...