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Americans Are Now More Worried About Health Care Than Anything Else

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics

Health care is now the issue at the top of Americans’ minds, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. Forty-five percent of those polled name health care...

Poll: Trump Perceptions Stable Despite Crisis Coverage

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Despite a first month characterized as “a continual series of crises,” Donald Trump’s presidential job approval has been mostly stable in recent...

Are Negative Polls About President Trump Really Fake News?

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election. Sorry, people want border security and extreme vetting. - twee...

Was America Ready For Hillary?

Margie Omero | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Margie Omero

At our Election Night party, my friends and neighbors gathered their daughters, sat them on the couch, and psyched up the under-8 crowd by shouting "y...

Political Predictions: Kicking the Nate Silver Habit

Jon Eig | Posted 12.09.2016 | Media
Jon Eig

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election, I, like many of my fellow obsessed Washingtonians, clicked over to Real Clear Politics seve...

Obama Poll Watch -- November, 2016

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Lame-Duck HoneymoonPresident Obama is on track to end his second term in office with higher job approval than he began it, back in January of 2013...

The One Thing Americans Can Agree On Is That They’re Divided

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.29.2016 | Politics

Americans find common ground in the notion that they’re hopelessly split, but most have higher hopes for Donald Trump and Democrats in Congress. Pre...

Global Memoirs: Bringing Out The Worst In People. Why? And How?

Dawood A. Rawat | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Dawood A. Rawat

Why do political events bring out the worst in people? The polls everywhere where there are elections seem to get it wrong. Billions of dollars are s...

How I Ignored The Warning Signs Of A Trump Victory

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

I ignored the warning signs.

Exit Polls Are Almost Surely Overstating Latino Support For Trump

Latino Decisions | Posted 11.11.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino Decisions

The exit poll reports of the Latino vote are profoundly and demonstrably incorrect.

An Unbiased Election Forecast For President, The Senate and Governor Races

John A. Tures | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

On Election Day, look for a slightly better than expected day for Democrats in their race for the White House, the U.S. Senate, and gubernatorial mans...

Final Forecast: Clinton Leads National Popular Vote By Six Points

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Our final snapshot of the national popular vote gives Hillary Clinton a six percentage point lead over Donald Trump, 47 to 41 percent, with 6 percent for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 3 percent for Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Early Vote: Election Eve Predictions

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

The map I've outlined is not favorable to Trump. If Clinton wins Colorado and Nevada, Trump must win every battleground state and pick up a blue state. That's a tall order.

A Presidential Election 'Poll'

James Zogby | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

Given the wild and sometimes bizarre ride we've been forced to endure this election season, with all due respect to John's turf, I have constructed my own U.S. presidential election survey.

Are You Ready for Some Football - I Mean an Election?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Gerrod Lambrecht UCF Forum columnist Tuesday, Nov. 8, is Game Day! The election is just days away and the news is all abuzz this morning about "ri...

This Is Why Millennials Need To Head To The Polls In November

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Early Voting Turnout Suggests Little Or No Effect From Comey Letter

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

As of the Sunday before the final week before the November 8 election, more than 21 million people have voted in the 2016 election.

Donald Trump Stands A Real Chance Of Being The Biggest Loser In Modern Elections

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 10.29.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s greatest fear is probably public humiliation ― and there’s a decent chance he’s headed for a historic one. The most unpopular p...

Electoral College Map: Why 2016 Looks Different Than 2012

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

While Clinton's lead currently exceeds Obama's 2012 margin of victory at the national level, the look of the electoral map is very different. How can this be?

Latino Voters Continue To Face Barriers At Polling Places

Latino Decisions | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Latino Decisions

As his campaign heads toward defeat, Donald Trump has intensified claims of a rigged and fraudulent election. One of his most outlandish claims is that undocumented immigrants "pour into the country so they can go and vote."

Asian American Voters In The 2016 Election

Latino Decisions | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Latino Decisions

Until recently, there has been little coverage of one potentially pivotal group of voters among whom relatively little is known: Asian Americans.

Early Voting In North Carolina Is Way Down After Polling Place Reductions

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.30.2016 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Another week of early voting has passed and as of Sunday morning at least 5.9 million people have voted in the 2016 election.

Millennials Paving The Way: 2016 Presidential Election Mindset

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Yasamin Beitollahi

This is the eighth post in my series, Millennials Paving The Way, highlighting today's brightest Millennials who are empowering future generations to ...

Clinton Consolidates Lead Among Democrats, Trump Not Gaining Republicans

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

While the national story is more about stability over the fall campaign than big dramatic shifts, one important trend is nonetheless modest but real.

Electoral Math: Trump Collapses

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There is an excellent chance that when Republicans look back at the 2016 presidential election, this will be the week they'll point to when Donald Trump completely collapsed.