Two Unique…and Unpopular…Presidential Candidates
Posts by Bill McInturff
Two Unique…and Unpopular…Presidential Candidates

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been in the public eye for most of their adult lives. In that time, the American people have formed pretty definitive opinions about each – with the consensus turning toward the negative. According to the NBC/WSJ Survey, both presumptive nominees head into the general election contest with the highest […]

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Attention-Grabbing Trends from Primary Data So Far

Since the start of the presidential primary season on February 1st, we have been tracking voter turnout and primary exit poll/caucus entrance poll data released by The New York Times and CNN. In tracking turnout, we have observed a massive shift from 2008’s greater numbers of Democratic voters to this year’s surge of Republican voters. […]

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National Update May 2016

This National Update presentation from Bill McInturff looks at the mood of America, a unique presidential race with two unpopular candidates, and the potential impact of the presidential election on down ballot campaigns. National Update Deck – May 2016

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Understanding Republican Intensity in 2016

In a different blog post, we highlighted the surge in turnout among Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire. There are a lot of ways in polling to measure intensity, but the one unmistakable way of understanding voter motivation is an actual increase in turnout! Let’s make this easy for our Democratic friends to understand: Imagine […]

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Three of the Missing Storylines from Iowa and New Hampshire

There are just some basic things that have really struck me that do not seem to be getting a lot of attention.   The tables below talk about turnout and have an observation about 18 to 29 year old voters. Wow: The turn-out story so far in IA and NH, is a major developing story. The […]

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