What Difference at This Point Did It Make? – Day 4
Polling

In our continuing series of posts following the 2016 Conventions, today, we are looking at attitudes about the state of law and order in America, a recurrent theme of the GOP Convention last month following a period of violence and unrest across the country. The Wall Street Journal/NBC News August poll* repeated a question first […]

In our continuing series of posts following the 2016 Conventions, today, we are looking at statements made by the candidates about the state of America today, and how well each described what voters think. In the survey, respondents were read statements each nominee made during their acceptance speeches at their respective conventions. Voters were asked […]

In our continuing series of posts following the 2016 Conventions, today, we are looking at data from the August Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey* on Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s selection for Vice President. Hillary Clinton’s selection Tim Kaine as her running mate, followed the first rule of such decisions – to “do no harm.” While […]

Following the back-to-back Republican and Democratic Conventions, Hillary Clinton may be asking herself “What Difference At This Point Did It Make?” And, while the spate of recent post-convention head-to-head polling has been fairly positive for the Former Secretary of State, a look across several other measures from the latest NBCWSJ poll*, takes some of the […]

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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