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Football Debate: College Football vs. NFL

Football season is finally here and in the WPA slack channels, there’s a heated debate.  Which has more value: College football vs. NFL football.  We took a poll from WPA employees via Slack, here are their answers. Lindsay College football… College kids are the most fun and alumni like to rehash their youth every fall […]

 

What is it you do again?

What is it you do again? I travel a lot and it probably won’t surprise you when I say I spend a lot of time in bars. Airport bars, hotel bars, bars at restaurants in strange cities…the point is, if you need me you’ll probably find me at a bar. And in those bars I […]

 

What The Summer Polling Really Says About Donald Trump and His Supporters

The Republican Party faces a historic number of candidates in the 2016 election – seventeen declared — and with the potential for more to jump in. To handle the massive field, television networks are relying more than ever on national polls, using them as a benchmark for debates and granting them unprecedented influence. But the […]

 

Collaboration, Debate and Nerf Fights.

We’re on the lookout for fall interns.  Check out the job description below and share with your interested friends. Political & Analytics Internship – Paid  WPA Research welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to participate in our rolling internship program. Research interns will gain valuable experience in polling, consulting, politics, marketing and analysis from one of […]

 

Is Student Loan Forgiveness Encouraging Educated Deadbeats?

Catch up online if you missed this spot on Fox & Friends earlier this week. Forgiving Graduate student debt is encouraging highly educated deadbeats. Student debt forgiveness is among the fastest growing entitlements in play right now. Income based repayments program has doubled under president Obama in the past 2 years. Student Loan debt forgiveness happens […]

 

Top 10 Most Unfortunate Named Candidates

In recognition of the 15-year-old North Carolina sophomore “Deez Nuts” the teen presidential candidate, we decided to step away from research to take a look back at other political candidate names that inspired a chuckle.   1) Young Boozer  |  The 39th State Treasurer of Alabama.   2) Janelle A. Lawless  |  Former chief judge of […]

 

Deez Nuts- a Methodological Artifact

This is an excerpt from the Bend Bulletin Article published August 23rd by Ben Brody.  Click here read the complete article. Historically, a handful of people have also embraced joke and protest candidates even at the moment that they went into the ballot box, said Bryon Allen, a partner in WPA Opinion Research, a political data company. […]

 

Are Minimum Wage Hikes Backfiring?

Check out Lisa Marie Boothe on Team Cavuto, Fox News on August 17th. “Liberals are putting low skilled workers in a dangerous position with these Fight for 15 campaigns. The reality is – when cash goes into one pocket, it comes out of another.  So what you’re doing is forcing these businesses to either pass the […]

 

Smartphones: the Way to Voters’ Hearts

As GOP candidates strategize after their August debate and Democratic nominees prep for their first debate on October 13th, one thing is clear: meeting voters where they are has become paramount in the 2016 presidential campaigns. Whether it’s Hillary Clinton’s super army of digital analysts or Rand Paul’s “Republican Internet” team, every candidate sees the […]

 

Be An Intern

At WPA, we like interns. We hire them, train them, work them super hard and make them super smart, torture them with nerf guns, only for them to betray us by going back to college. While we grieve the loss of our interns- we recognize the necessity of our relationship. Our role is to provide excellent work […]

 

Hillary is Not Inevitable

Watch the entire media spot here, or browse through a few highlights from the O’Reilly battle between Lisa and Mathew Hillary Clinton is NOT inevitable. Hillary just spent $2 Million in advertising in Iowa and New Hampshire- you can look at the numbers and see that she’s in trouble. She is losing ground with African […]

 

1007 opinions about Cosmopolitan Magazine

This is an excerpt from the original article by NICHOLAS KAMINSKY published by Mercatornet.  Read the complete article here. We’ve all been there, standing in line at the store, waiting patiently to purchase our groceries while scantily-clad, heavily-Photoshopped women stare longingly at us from the glossy covers of the surrounding magazines in the check-out aisle. As […]

 
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