Major Polling Stories of the 2018 Cycle
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Major Polling Stories of the 2018 Cycle

It’s official, it’s a barn burner! The highest interest in a midterm election we have ever seen. Early voters exceed 2016 presidential levels. Please click here to read more from our latest NBC/WSJ survey: Major Polling Stories of the 2018 Cycle

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Major Political Trends of the 2018 Cycle

Public Opinion Strategies identified ten major political trends of the 2018 midterm election cycle. To view the memo, please click here: Major Political Trends of the 2018 Cycle

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Key Trends from the NBC-WSJ Social Trends Poll

NBC News and The Wall Street Journal did a special N=1,200 social trends poll in August 2017. This report from Bill McInturff, Micah Roberts, Dave Wilson, and Tori Miller looks at 18 major trends we identified over the past generation. It concludes with what we would identify as the most important trend impacting our politics […]

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Hillary Clinton: Historically High Negatives Entering the Convention

We went back and looked at the data from past NBCWSJ surveys and charted each nominee’s Feeling Thermometer (positive/negative) for the survey immediately before and after the Democratic convention. Hillary Clinton has by far the highest negatives of any Democratic nominee before the convention (34{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} positive / 56{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} negative). Incidentally, the one nominee who came […]

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Right Direction/Wrong Track: Critical Condition

The latest NBCWSJ survey shows that 73{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} of voters believe the country is headed off on the wrong track. With the last three surveys showing wrong track over the 70{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} mark, one can begin to lose perspective of just how negative the public mood really is today. We are now at a point where Right […]

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