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 […]

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 […]

The number of voters volunteering they would not cast a ballot for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton has nearly doubled from 6{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} in January of this year to 11{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} in the June survey. As perspective, the race in 2012 between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama steadily held around 3{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} of those volunteering they would […]

The question has been raised about how Donald Trump compares to more traditional Republican presidential candidates like Mitt Romney. We decided to find out for ourselves using the latest NBC/WSJ surveys. For a more robust sample size of N=2,000 registered voters, we merged the last two NBC/WSJ surveys (May & June). Trump’s ballot margin against […]

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