Over the course of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have carefully and thoroughly tracked publicly available public opinion research on a wide variety of issues relevant to both our work and our clients’ work. Drawing from multiple national surveys conducted over the past few weeks, this summary analyzes key data on the impact the outbreak continues […]
Washington Post: Bill McInturff, a Republican pollster, said his firm’s analysis of the election concluded that this was the smallest number of ticket-splitters since his firm began its measurement two decades ago. “We’ve stopped having any intersection [between the two sides],” he said. Read more about the divide in beliefs and values within our country […]
The poll of 601 adults in Richmond, Henrico, and Chesterfield counties that was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and FrederickPolls shows that respondents ranked VCU first among six major employers in the Richmond area for economic impact, with 31% of those polled saying VCU has the most significant economic impact. Read more about how VCU […]
In a recent national survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, 68% of respondents agree that there should be less government regulation for small businesses and 65% say the same about self-employed workers. Read more about a topic that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on here.
Neil Newhouse, a partner in the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, provided data to The Times showing that in 1980, Republicans won 76 of the 100 counties with the largest share of college degrees. In 2020, Democrats won 84 of these high education counties. Read more here about how the Democrats are gaining higher […]
Public Opinion Strategies conducted a regional online survey in Maryland among 525 adults ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday to see whether the coronavirus was having any impact on people’s in-person holiday plans. More than four in ten (44%) residents interviewed said they were not canceling their in-person Thanksgiving or other holiday plans because of the […]
Robert Blizzard, a Republican pollster, said that criminal justice reform proposals garner support across the board, and help Republicans reach outside their base to groups like suburban women and people of color. Read more about the opinions of voters on Criminal Justice Reform here.
Our firm was involved in winning statewide campaigns in eleven states. We polled for at least seven new Members of Congress and helped flip at least four seats to the GOP. Our firm now polls for approximately one-quarter of the House GOP caucus. This year, we polled for winning legislative campaigns in twelve states: Arizona, […]
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 […]
While there are numerous examples of ticket-splitting between Presidential preference and Congressional preference, our election night poll shows that fully 91% of voters voted a straight ticket. Click here to learn more about the highest percentage of straight-ticket voting in 20 years.