Tattoos, Pot and Football: Our Daily Lives Reflected in WSJ/NBC News Polls

The below article from Aaron Zitner and Danny Dougherty at The Wall Street Journal profiles and highlights data from years of work that Public Opinion Strategies partners Bill McInturff and Micah Roberts have done in cooperation with Hart Research Associates, The Wall Street Journal, and NBC News. Would you rather be five years younger or […]

How the Economic Experience Shapes Politics

Bill McInturff joins Wall Street Journal to discuss why, despite the economy being listed as a top priority for swing voters, politicians still struggle to connect voters on this pivotal issue. Check out the 4 minute video here.

Public Opinion Strategies Polls in 18 Successful 2019 Elections

The survey research firm of Public Opinion Strategies (POS) polled for winning efforts in 18 campaigns this year. The firm worked as part of successful campaign teams in (by state in alphabetical order): Arizona, where Tucson voters stopped an effort to create a sanctuary city. Also, three bond issues won handily in Scottsdale. California, where […]

Public Education Update

With students across the country heading back to school, it seems like an appropriate time to update some past posts I’ve written on public education. Earlier this summer, Gallup* released its annual report on confidence in public institutions.  I first examined this data as it relates to public schools back in 2013.  The latest data […]

Public Release of Research: Strengthening HCAHPS Patient Experience Surveying

Last week, Bill McInturff sat down with Chip Kahn of the Federation of American Hospitals to discuss the results of research conducted by Bill and Micah Roberts on recasting and strengthening the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System) patient experience survey. The press release from the Federation of American Hospitals on the […]

Impeachment Fever Has Hit House Democrats

Over the last few weeks, more and more Democratic Members of Congress have come out in favor of impeachment hearings. According to the ShareBlue whip count, 55 currently elected Democratic House members, or nearly a quarter (23%) of their caucus, now support moving forward on impeachment. This slightly lags the 30% of Democrats who responded […]

Republicans and the 2020 Election

We wanted to share some important trends we are seeing in regards to 2020 turnout, improving numbers for the Republican party’s image, new work we are doing about political ideology, as well as highlight some of the challenges facing Republican candidates this cycle. We also focus on some elements of President Trump’s strengths and signs […]

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