April 7 Coronavirus Polling Summary

We continue to closely monitor public polling on the Coronavirus to share with friends and clients. Our first iteration (3/9) can be found here, our second iteration (3/26) can be found here and a the most recent version can be found here. Among the key findings: Americans continue to look to the health care industry to […]

Measuring the Immediate and consequential economic impact of COVID-19

Key findings: After three optimistic years of the Trump presidency, American economic confidence has completely inverted – all because of COVID-19. As quickly as the market has dropped, so has confidence in the economy. In just 17 days, economic confidence has dropped by more than the 2008 financial crash dropped confidence in over six MONTHS! […]

In the News: Current polling shows a rallying effect among voters

“What to Make of the Trump Approval Ratings Bump” [Amy Walter, Cook Political Report]. “Robert Blizzard, a partner at the GOP polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, argues there are just way too many unknowns at this point to be able to credibly predict where Trump’s job approval ratings will be, even in the near term future. […]

In the News: Behind Trump’s Coronavirus Reversal

“Because President Trump initially seemed anxious to open up the economy, his position delaying that should resonate with his base of voters,” said Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster. “It will probably have the impact of making those who want it opened sooner a little more patient.” Read more about President Trump’s reversal on reopening the […]

In the News: Is America shifting towards socialism?

Public Opinion Strategies reported that 77% of Democrats thought the nation would be “better off” by moving in a more socialistic direction. Read more here about the mindset shift of Americans.

Coronavirus National Polling (March 26th)

Given the nearly singular focus of the country on the Coronavirus, we are closely tracking issues surrounding the outbreak, from personal health concerns, to behavioral changes, to the approval of elected officials in handling the crisis. We are tracking opinions/concerns about the spread of Coronavirus in much of our survey work, but because we cannot […]

In the News: How Coronavirus has affected polling

GOP pollster Public Opinion Strategies, on how the outbreak has affected its polling:“People want to talk! Our incidence and cooperation rates were higher last week. We also extended our interviewing hours earlier in the day to cellphone respondents and received a strong response.” Read more here about how people are responding during crisis.

What we are seeing out there on COVID-19

  Friends and clients: Last week we advised you we were moving forward and that was certainly true as we completed multiple studies around the country. Here’s what we are finding: 1)  People want to talk!  Our incidence and cooperation rates were higher last week.  We also extended our interviewing hours earlier in the day […]

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