In the News: After 2018 wake-up call, Texas Republicans were ready to fight back this year

A little over a week before Election Day, Tony Gonzales’ campaign got internal poll results that caught its attention. Nicole McCleskey of Public Opinion Strategies, had been surveying the Hispanic-majority district since Hurd’s first race in 2014. She said that especially in the 23rd District, it is important not to consider Hispanic voters as a […]

In the News: Why Katko knew he was in good position to win: His pollster got it right.

Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm that has conducted internal polls for Katko’s campaign since his first run in 2014, found that the GOP congressman had a sizable lead in the district. One poll released over the summer showed Katko up by 11 points — a remarkably different result than others. Read more about how […]

Post Election National Survey

Public Opinion Strategies completed N=1600 interviews last night with 2020 voters. There is a lot more to learn and say about this election, but, here are five initial key takeaways from this work: President Trump won the 30% who voted on Election Day by 26 points (59% for Trump/33% for Biden). Late deciders broke heavily […]

In the News: Trump lead in Iowa poll rattles Democrats

Republican pollster Bill McInturff said the outcome would come down to states with “huge numbers of white, non-college [voters] who’ve not yet voted”. Read more about the few states, including Iowa, that will have the deciding votes here.

In the News: Early-voting surge scrambles Election Day expectations

“Voters are fired up on both sides,” said Glen Bolger.  “Yes, I’d rather see more Republicans voting early, but they’ve been dissuaded from doing that. But there’s no indication they’re not enthusiastic.” Read more about record-setting voter turnout, and the effect it’s having on expectations here.

Attitudes on the Coronavirus Vaccine

Friends and Clients: In our most recent NBC News / Wall Street Journal national survey, we asked voters what they plan to do when a vaccine becomes available for the coronavirus: Just twenty percent of voters plan to take the vaccine as soon as they can. Most voters (50%) plan to wait until a vaccine […]

In the News: New national poll released by the National Hemophilia Foundation

A new national poll released by The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) conducted by Public Opinion Strategies shows that Americans across political parties want the federal government to require all copay assistance be applied towards a patient’s out-of-pocket costs.  Majorities of voters believe there would be significant negative consequences for chronic disease patients if copay assistance […]

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