It’s Independents Day

The new national survey done for NPR by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research is chock full of interesting data, including some good news for the GOP, as well as continued caution. I will be writing a new post per day this week on the NPR survey. The best news is the generic […]

POS in the News, 3/18/09

Under Staff Picks of  Political Browser (Washington Post) we learn that Polling Director Jon Cohen is reading Neil Newhouse’s post from yesterday. Glen Bolger is quoted in an article on National Journal’s vote ratings: Republican analysts said the landscape is interesting, but not entirely surprising, considering how few conservatives aspire to serve decades in public […]

Obama’s Support Deflating?

It has to grate President Obama and his team to read the recent Pew poll summary that notes that Obama’s current job approval ratings (59%-26%) “remain on par with George W. Bush’s ratings in March 2001 (55% approved, 25% disapproved).” In fact, after nearly eight weeks in office, Obama’s job approval has slipped under the […]

POS in the News, 3/17/07

NPR covers their poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner: The economy is weighing heavily on Americans’ minds, according to a new NPR poll that shows it dominating all other major issues. An overwhelming 97 percent of respondents say the economy is doing poorly, but there are doubts that the stimulus package […]

New NPR Poll Released.

The NPR bi-partisan polling team of Glen Bolger from Public Opinion Strategies and Stan Greenberg from Greenberg Quinlan, Rosner Research just released a new survey this morning. The survey found:  A new NPR poll shows that President Obama’s job approval rating is still high — 59 percent — and among likely voters surveyed, the Democratic […]

How long will Americans look in the rear-view mirror? Not that Long.

Everyone knows President Bush left office with record disapproval rating of 67{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} (from January 2009 NBC/WSJ survey). And it’s been part and parcel of the Democratic strategy to continue running against the former president. The Democrats who run campaigns aren’t idiots; they did it because it worked. So, how long will the Bush Hangover last? […]

A More Political Look at Economic Mobility

Ron Brownstein, one of the sharpest political analysts in the media today, took an in-depth look at the recently released survey project on economic mobility conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research. Ron focused on the Americans views on this country as a meritocracy, and how that may impacts Obama’s goal of significantly […]

POS in the News, 3/16/09

Mark Blumenthal of Pollster.com discusses last week’s posts here at TQIA: The highly respected Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies has started a new company blog. In a busy first week: Bill [McInturff] looks at how long it takes consumer confidence to return, Glen Bolger reviews the Pew Economic Mobility study they conducted with Democratic […]

Wireless Household Study By State

Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report detailing estimates of wireless-only households and adults by state.  For researchers this information is a valuable resource because it is the only known estimate by state of wireless-only households.   I was surprised to learn that one in four adults (25.1%) in Oklahoma are in […]

POS in the News, 3/13/09

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Gerald Seib writes: But William McInturff, a Republican pollster who is co-director of The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, notes that an approval rating in the 60% range is about where new presidents often find themselves about now. Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush were in the same range at […]

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