POS In the News, 4/10/09

Bernalillo County Sheriff Darren White of New Mexico was interviewed by the Santa Fe Reporter about his stance on reinstating the death penalty, quoting POS survey. I do. There’s a poll that was done by Public Opinion Strategies in February of this year that showed 67 percent of the voters in New Mexico supported the […]

The National Debt DOES Matter! – Part 2

Continuing my focus on the national debt, I think it’s interesting to note that the group most in favor of change during the 2008 presidential campaign is also the group seeking the most change to help address the country’s fiscal problems – that is, younger voters (age 18-34). They are a group that the Republican […]

Movin’ On Up

Despite the American economy “movin’ on down” lately, Americans are optimistic about their own ability to climb the economic ladder. Our research shows the public is confident of their ability to improve their lot in life, but are skeptical of the government to do so for them. To read the rest of the April e-Answers […]

Stop The Presses!?

POS partner Steve Kinney raised a great issue in his recent blog posting with data reinforcing that print media is losing its relevance. Clearly newspapers are facing tough times, and unless they find a way to become more relevant and sell their content online we could see more major publications stopping their presses. Some recent […]

POS In The News, 4/9/09

In The Weekly Standard, Gary Andres  speculates about a possible GOP comeback in 2010, referring to the recent NPR poll and a quote from Glen Bolger’s blog post. Some new indications suggest an improving environment for Republicans among independent voters. The first sign comes from a recent bipartisan poll conducted by National Public Radio (NPR). […]

POS In The News, 4/8/09

In National Journal, Kevin Friedel talks about the Republicans’ improvement on the generic ballot question on the NPR survey. Three recent polls show the GOP gaining ground on the generic ballot question, starting with an NPR survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies (R) and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) that put the two parties exactly […]

POS In The News, 4/7/09

The Corner on National Review online quotes Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ approval rating from a Public Opinion Strategies poll. A recent Public Opinion Strategies Poll conducted on behalf of Indiana Realtors puts Gov. Mitch Daniels’ (R) approval rating at 69 percent with 29 percent disapproving. The poll comes on Daniels’ 60th birthday today. The right/wrong […]

Alex Bratty on Minnesota Public Radio Today

POS VP Alex Bratty will be appearing on Midmorning on Minnesota Public Radio later this morning (4/9/09.) The show airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Central Daylight Time. The topic of the program: Is America moving to the left? A list of stations carrying the show can be found here or you can listen live […]

Somehow the Media Will Blame Republicans for This. . .

Pew Research just released an interesting study of Presidential approval trends going back to Richard Nixon’s first term. In it, they examined job ratings for Presidents early in their term, and looked at the gap between Republicans and Democrats on approval. For example, Obama has 59% approval overall, with 88% from Democrats and 27% from […]

POS In The News, 4/6/09

Paul West of the Baltimore Sun quotes Glen Bolger in his article about the possible political change of tide. “Republicans are in better shape now than we were in November or even January,” says Glen Bolger, a Republican pollster who conducts surveys for National Public Radio. “We’ve seen some modest movement for Republicans on party […]

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