In the News: Democrats debate how Minneapolis’ ‘defund the police’ movement played in elections

Glen Bolger, a partner in the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, said a majority across the country opposes the message of defunding the police.

“It’s just one of those things where, every time the Democrats who supported it talked about it and touted it, as a Republican campaign strategist, I was like, ‘Yes, please keep talking about this,’ ” Bolger said. “In areas where Republicans did better than expected, that certainly was a factor.”

Read more about how the ‘defund the police’ message became a downfall for the Democrat party here.

Public Opinion Strategies