Neil Newhouse, one of the most senior Republican pollsters in the business and another very wise person, observed, “Half the voters will believe the president took the right action, and the other half will believe he’s failed to meet the needs of the country. Our divisions are extraordinarily deep. This is unlikely to change a […]
“If the economy is recovering at a solid rate, and people have gone back to work, then the president can point to how he helped the lead the country out of its worst economic recession since the Great Depression,” said Neil Newhouse, a veteran Republican Pollster. Read more about the effect of COVID-19 on Trump’s […]
Over 80 percent of U.S. voters favor offshore wind, according to a new AWEA-commissioned study conducted by Public Opinion Strategies. Notably, that support is universal. It transcends across political party affiliation, geography, and every demographic group measured. Read more about the support for offshore energy sources here.
We continue to closely monitor public polling on the Coronavirus to share with friends and clients. Our first iteration (3/9) can be found here, our second iteration (3/26) can be found here and a the most recent version can be found here. Among the key findings: Americans continue to look to the health care industry to […]
Key findings: After three optimistic years of the Trump presidency, American economic confidence has completely inverted – all because of COVID-19. As quickly as the market has dropped, so has confidence in the economy. In just 17 days, economic confidence has dropped by more than the 2008 financial crash dropped confidence in over six MONTHS! […]
“What to Make of the Trump Approval Ratings Bump” [Amy Walter, Cook Political Report]. “Robert Blizzard, a partner at the GOP polling firm Public Opinion Strategies, argues there are just way too many unknowns at this point to be able to credibly predict where Trump’s job approval ratings will be, even in the near term future. […]
“Because President Trump initially seemed anxious to open up the economy, his position delaying that should resonate with his base of voters,” said Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster. “It will probably have the impact of making those who want it opened sooner a little more patient.” Read more about President Trump’s reversal on reopening the […]
Public Opinion Strategies reported that 77% of Democrats thought the nation would be “better off” by moving in a more socialistic direction. Read more here about the mindset shift of Americans.
Given the nearly singular focus of the country on the Coronavirus, we are closely tracking issues surrounding the outbreak, from personal health concerns, to behavioral changes, to the approval of elected officials in handling the crisis. We are tracking opinions/concerns about the spread of Coronavirus in much of our survey work, but because we cannot […]
GOP pollster Public Opinion Strategies, on how the outbreak has affected its polling:“People want to talk! Our incidence and cooperation rates were higher last week. We also extended our interviewing hours earlier in the day to cellphone respondents and received a strong response.” Read more here about how people are responding during crisis.