Category Archives: polls

What More Than 40 Years Of Early Primary Polls Tell Us About 2020

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – How much can we learn from early primary polls? Back in 2011, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-chief Nate Silver set out to answer this question and found that early national polling is at least somewhat predictive of … Continue reading

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The Fact Tank: 18 striking findings from 2018

By Abigail Geiger of Pew Research Center –  Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on a host of issues every year. We explore public opinion on topics ranging from foreign policy to cyberbullying, … Continue reading

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Maybe Trump can’t win in 2020, but Democrats can lose

By Jonah Goldberg, Tribune Content Agency Donald Trump probably can’t win the 2020 presidential election, but the Democrats can lose it. Trump would almost surely lose if the current political climate holds through 2020. According to a Fox News poll, … Continue reading

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18 striking findings from 2018

By Abigail Geiger of Pew Research 1. Post-Millennials – today’s 6- to 21-year-olds, also known as Generation Z – are on track to be the most racially and ethnically diverse generation yet. 2. There were 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants in … Continue reading

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The foundation of Trump’s coalition is cracking

Analysis by Ronald Brownstein, CNN Cracks have emerged in Donald Trump’s hold on his core constituency of white working class voters, new data from the 2018 election reveal. Though Republican candidates almost everywhere registered large margins among white voters without … Continue reading

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