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Pollster Denies Rush Limbaugh's Claim About Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A pollster who predicted Mitt Romney would win Florida said that doesn't mean he's pulling out of the state, despite a claim to the contrary by Rush L...

Alternate Realities: Red and Blue America Living in Different Universes

Howard Barbanel | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

American mirror realities are not just manifested in the presidential candidates or the cable networks -- rather, they exist in real time on those red and blue electoral college maps and in all the endless daily tracking polls that have been showing the election as a dead heat for weeks now.

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.

Mark Blumenthal

Murkowski's Support Goes Up And Down, According To Yet Another Alaska Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In following the polling on Alaska's Senate race, I have been writing about the special challenge of measuring support for Senator Lisa Murkowski's wr...

How Not to Respond to Poll Results

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

A new poll released today in the Nevada senate race should serve as a lesson for any candidates who wish to refute negative poll results: leave the po...

Pennsylvania Wrap Up

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We have been busy here over the last day or two, including links to 8 new polls that interviewed through Sunday night, so I am going to try use this p...

Texas What-If

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Let's start with the bottom line: The final value of our trend estimate for Texas (at least as of this writing) shows Hillary Clinton running slightly...

The Demographics of Ohio Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

On Friday I posted demographic profile data on recent polls in Texas. Today I have the equivalent data from Ohio, and a few thoughts about what it all...

SurveyUSA Report Cards: A Correction

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A week ago, I linked to two new pollster "report cards" prepared by SurveyUSA (one for all pollsters, one for the 14 most active this year), based on ...

Super Tuesday Live Blogging

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We are live blogging tonight and posting the most recent estimates for each race derived from the official public exit poll tabulations as they are po...

February 5 Update

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

For those who may have missed it (I tucked a mini-announcement in last night's exit poll thread), we are now reporting poll results for twelve thirtee...

Where Was the Error Bigger: NH or SC?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

So in which state did pollsters have a tougher time, New Hampshire or South Carolina? The answer, based on an objective measure of survey error, may s...

South Carolina: More Theories and Exit Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Some thoughts about tonight's South Carolina's primary, including some follow-up on yesterday's post on the variation in pre-election poll results: 1)...

South Carolina: Why So Much Variation?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We've had quite a bit of discussion today in the comments section about the wide variation in results from the South Carolina polls. Reader Ciccina no...