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Undecided Voters

A Tale Of Two Ubers

Stephanie Weaver | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Stephanie Weaver

Over the weekend I made a quick trip to Denver. On two separate shared rides, sitting up front for 45 minutes, I had the chance to talk politics with people quite different from me. It reminded me of the value of face-to-face conversation, not making assumptions, and listening without trying to convince.

To the Undecided New Yorker: Why I'm Supporting Hillary

Cecile Richards | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Cecile Richards

We knew we couldn't sit on the sidelines. We issued our first-ever primary endorsement because Hillary is a standout leader on reproductive health. And because the challenges facing the people who come to Planned Parenthood health centers were too urgent for us to to "wait and see."

Why Hillary Loses On Head and Heart

Marianne Smallwood | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Marianne Smallwood

Throughout this campaign, Clinton has been given opportunities to convince voters she means what she says and has the grit to back it up. Time and again, she falls flat. She does what she has always done: she compromises and gravitates towards the decision that's most centrist or less controversial.

Natalie Jackson

The Real GOP Front-Runner Is 'Undecided' | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

The real front-runner for the 2016 Republican New Hampshire primary has a surprising name: Undecided. That’s the key finding in a Suffolk Univer...

Who are the Undecideds?

Doug Rivers | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics
Doug Rivers

There are many sources of uncertainty in election polling other than sampling error. One source of error that looms large in this year's closest races is undecided voters -- people who say they are going to vote, but don't know (or won't say) which candidate they prefer.

Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Anat Shenker-Osorio

It's deeply fitting that the animal in Aesop's "Please All, Please None" fable was a donkey. This kind of, let's meet people where they are and actually say nothing, approach is the best summation of current Democratic strategy.

What Television Shows Were Undecided Voters Watching This Election Season?

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV
Vanity Fair

Speaking of obscure television programming and its relation to this year's election, we wonder how many campaigns (if any) targeted HGTV during Love It or Leave It, the "very calming" choice of Hillary Clinton.

Sympathy For The Undecided Voter (LISTEN)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Home

NPR satirists Bruce Kluger and David Slavin did a hilarious parody on the plight of the undecided voter for the 2004 presidential election, and it sti...

Fellow Warriors: Get Them to the Polls!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Take that apathetic voter forthwith to the nearest voting booth! There are 90 million eligible voters who won't vote because they can't be bothered. Ninety million people who will choose to stay home, even after all this nation has been through, and all this president has done.

For Those Women Who Are Still Undecided Voters the Night Before the Election

Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry

Our nation is changing -- for the better. Our multiplicity of cultures and religions is a strength, not a deficit. We didn't see Sikhs, Muslims, gays, African-Americans or tattooed people in Leave It to Beaver but we do in Milwaukee and Minneapolis and middle America.

WATCH: Meet The Undecided Ohio Voters

Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy

If we're going to let one state decide who our next President is going to be, shouldn't we get to know the people a little? One day before the elec...

John Green Wants To Help Undecided Voters

Posted 11.05.2012 | Books

John Green, best-selling YA author of such books as The Fault in Our Stars and Looking for Alaska, wants to help undecided voters in swing states make...

Open Letter to Michael Moore and the 90 Million Planning Not to Vote

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

I am voting for Jill Stein, Michael. Give it some thought, and I bet you will do the same. I hope to hear from you before Tuesday.

Why Aren't You Voting?

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy

Registered voters, likely voters, undecided voters... they're all anyone is talking about leading into tomorrow's election. But what about that other ...

Vote As If Your Life Depends on It... Or At Least As If Mine Does

Scott Schoettes | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Scott Schoettes

If you are on the fence about who to vote for in this election, I would ask you to think long and hard about the people who will suffer and die down the road, because we let healthcare reform die in the Election of 2012.

How Cable News Outlets Select Undecided Voters | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media

Forget Candy Crowley or Martha Raddatz -- the breakout TV stars of the presidential election have turned out to be the so-called "undecided voters."...

An Open Letter to Undecided Voters

Jamira Burley | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Jamira Burley

I think it's important to remember that this election, as selfishly as we would like to think, is not JUST about you or your family but rather about a whole country of people who, like you, want to take advantage of the very principles that this country was found on.

Crib Sheet for the Undecided Voter

Carla Seaquist | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

It's decision time. To nudge you in the general direction of Mr. Obama and the Democrats, here is a guide, culled from reams and reams of binders, to help you to vote both in your own best interests and those of the nation.

Still Undecided... About Climate Change?

Wendy Gordon | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Pundits are asking how Sandy might disrupt next week's election. I hope the answer is -- a lot. Climate change is not a hoax, it's deadly serious. If you are decided about climate change, you shouldn't be undecided about your vote.

The Rape Politics Trap -- Be Careful, Democrats

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Let's get back to his position on Roe v. Wade going into the final days. Wanting to undo a woman's right to choose is the radical right position -- and Romney has taken it.

Still Undecided? Take This 15-Question Quiz

Jay Michaelson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Still undecided? If all else fails, this short quiz will see how your views match up with those of the two presidential candidates.

10 Questions For Undecided Voters

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

It's hard to believe that any voter hasn't already decided whom to vote for -- but also that any undecided voter isn't terminally depressed by the TV ads, fact-free spin and invective. Here's an undecided-voters guide to 10 topics that Obama and Romney are arguing about.

Early Voting Mesmerizing

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Everyone wants to know who is winning. There is still ample time for conditions to change, but it will be increasingly difficult to do so as more votes pour in.

Voters and Debaters

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Since we are now only a few weeks away from the beginning of the 2016 election season, a refresher as to what to expect during the next four years is in order, and that explanation may help explain how it was that three weeks before the election there were still undecided voters.

The Undecideds: Faking Ain't Easy

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

As we're now in the final stretch of political Armageddon -- judging from the intensity and hype of most folks finally paying attention -- there's that ongoing discussion about the "undecideds."