In the News: Dire predictions about the Republican Party were wrong

“House Republicans not only picked up a half-dozen or more seats when they were expected to lose double-digits,” Newhouse noted, “but they didn’t lose a single incumbent in the general election, and Republicans didn’t lose control of any state legislative body across the country. And you know why that’s important — redistricting.” Read more about […]

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.

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