In the News: The Republican retreat on global issues

Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster, said he saw three foreign policy issues resonating with GOP voters: limiting immigration, taking a more difficult stance opposed to China (which many blame for the spread of the coronavirus), and ending foreign entanglements. Read more about  Republican foreign policy here.

In the News: Reaction to Biden 100 day agenda

100 days: The Biden honeymoon is ending. Our months long suburban voter research for N2 America shows initial praise for Biden on handling COVID now giving way to concerns over the economy, tax policy, spending, and angst about the border crisis. View the full deck here.

In the News: GOP says Biden tax hikes driving wedge between Democrats and suburban voters

The Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, for N2 America, has periodically interviewed a panel of 40 college-educated suburban voters, men and women, who live in various states. The insight, in addition to qualitative data drawn from the latest round of panel interviews, is partly why Hickey and Short are confident that Biden’s drive to raise […]

In the News: How the Public is approaching the Covid-19 vaccine

Jarrett Lewis, who specializes in health at Public Opinion Strategies, said he’s learned from focus groups that people’s trust builds when family members or friends are safely vaccinated. “It’s not the efficacy rate,” he said. “It’s word of mouth.” Read more about the public’s attitude towards the new vaccines here.

In the News: We Can See the Left. We Can See the Right. Is There Still a Center?

Bill McInturff, a founder of the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, cast doubt on the prospects for a new centrism, “I am not sanguine about a national campaign that tries to find a middle ground on major cultural issues as being viable. We are in a “no compromise” era and that’s not changing any […]

In the News: The Battle Over Democrats’ COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Just Beginning

Glen Bolger, a Republican pollster at Public Opinion Strategies, said the legislation could get less popular over time as the public learned more about its non-COVID-19 provisions. “What Republicans have to do is turn it into midnight basketball,” he said, referring to a program Republicans attacked as frivolous in 1990s crime legislation. “You have to […]

In the News: Democrats are anxious about 2022 – and 2024

Public Opinion Strategies, which conducts surveys for NBC News, provided data on presidential voting from 2012 to 2020 that show significant Republican gains among the roughly 30 percent of Black and Hispanic voters who self-identify as conservative. Read more about the shift towards the conservative mindset here.

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