Hillary Clinton is winning in states with a greater proportion of highly educated white voters, a demographic that her rival Donald Trump needs to win over in order to have a shot at the presidency. Clinton polls proportionally better...Show More Summary
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Florida voters head to the polls Tuesday in U.S. Senate primaries pitting Reps. Patrick Murphy and Alan Grayson on the Democratic side and incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio against businessman Carlos Beruff on the Republican. Grayson once led polls over Murphy but has run a troubled campaign. Show More Summary
A former Virginia politician who was jailed over a sex scandal involving a teenage girl leads a crowded field running for mayor of the state’s capital city, a poll showed on Tuesday. Joe Morrissey, 58, holds a commanding lead in the Richmond mayor’s race with 28 percent of the vote...
Corbyn set to win Labour leadership contest with even bigger mandate than last time YouGov poll finds. pic.twitter.com/IdlCJtfdI9 — TSE (@TSEofPB) August 30, 2016 Exclusive: Corbyn on course for an increased mandate – YouGov poll in tomorrow's @thetimes 62 to 38 excl don't knows. 1/3 — Francis Elliott (@elliotttimes) August 30, 2016 Corbyn emboldened to […]
Donald Trump recently ramped up his Black voter outreach in the wake of poll after poll showing him failing to overcome a historically weak Democratic nominee in his bid for the White House. His Black outreach is equal parts condescension and bluster. Show More Summary
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 13 Michigan. Read more...
Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, Is Clinton’s Lead Over Trump as Large as Advertised? Once upon a time, political polls tended to be pretty accurate (there were occasional exceptions to this rule, but they were few and far between). Show More Summary
Democratic challenger Katie McGinty maintains a slight lead over Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Tuesday. That’s good news for Democrats, who are hoping to flip that seat in their push to retake the Senate. The new poll is the seventh survey in the HuffPost Pollster average to show McGinty leading. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is heading to Detroit this week to visit a black church and to try to convince African Americans — and really, all voters — that he is not racist. It may be a tough sell. Some polls, including the Associated Press-GfK survey earlier this summer, suggest that half of Americans view...
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This should come as no surprise, although his getting the nomination defied logic. A new poll by the Huffington Post and YouGov shows that 54 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning voters now say that Donald Trump was not the best choice for the GOP nomination, up from 44 percent in June. Meanwhile, the number of [...]
Last December, CB Insights posted a Twitter poll asking whether or not people thought there would be more or fewer unicorns by this time next year. The results were about 50-50. I came down unequivocally on the “more” side. And that was when I thought we’d actually see a meaningful correction this year...
Back in June, retired Marine Col. Doug Applegate shocked the political world by holding veteran GOP Rep. Darrell Issa to a feeble 51-45 margin California's top-two primary. A few weeks later, the DCCC released an in-house poll showing the general election tied at 43 apiece, and Issa never responded with contradictory numbers of his own. Show More Summary
The latest Monmouth poll reports: Among Keystone State voters likely to cast ballots in November’s presidential election, 48% currently support Clinton and 40% back Trump. Another 6% intend to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, 1% back Jill Stein of the Green Party, and 4% are undecided. ... Clinton leads by a massive 85 points […]
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I got a call from a friend in Washington who knows more about political polling than anyone in America. He was almost breathless with excitement. “It’s gonna be a landslide,” he said. “In which direction?” I joked. “Hillary’s going to win in places we haven’t won in years – Georgia, Nevada,...
Every two weeks we take stock of the latest national and battleground aggregates, using Pollster.com. The story of this update is: equilibrium. Hillary Clinton’s national polling dropped a couple of points from her post-convention high, giving her a still-significant 7-ish point lead. Show More Summary
"Fifty-five percent of public school parents oppose allowing children to sit out standardized tests. Overall, the demographic groups most opposed to the opt-out movement are black people (67 percent) and senior citizens (68 percent)." Results from #PDKPoll via Chalkbeat.
Here are the latest state polls from the presidential race: Pennsylvania: Clinton 48%, Trump 40% (Monmouth) North Carolina: Trump 45%, Clinton 43% (Emerson)