Chris Wilson on Fox News: Trump’s Military Outreach

The challenge Trump faces isn’t one of policy, it’s one of persona and experience. That’s tough to fix, especially when Trump can’t go long without reverting back to his real persona. According to the August Quinnipiac poll, 65% of Americans say Trump lacks the right kind of experience to be President. Seven-in-ten (71%) say he’s […]

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Chris Wilson on Fox News: Trump Softening His Tone

WPA partner and former Cruz campaign pollster Chris Wilson was on Fox News yesterday to discuss Donald Trump’s campaign strategy and his efforts to reach out to minority voters. This is Team Trump playing the hand they’ve been dealt the best they can. They have him more or less on the talking points by letting him talk about the issues he wants […]

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WPA CEO Chris Wilson on FOX News Happening Now

WPA CEO Chris Wilson on FOX News Happening Now “The Democratic convention is an interesting place, it’s like a fantasy land where everything is going well in the country and four more years of Obama is the best thing that could happen. It’s also a fantasy land where the Clinton’s have a great marriage, Hillary’s […]

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WPA in the news

The O’Reilly Factor: Chris Wilson and Sarah Huckabee discuss Trump’s week in the polls and his future as the “outsider” candidate   FOX News Happening Now: Chris Wilson joins Jenna Lee on Happening Now to look at Hillary Clinton’s post-convention bump in poll numbers.     The O’Reilly Factor: Chris Wilson joins the O’Reilly Factor from the Republican […]

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Be An Intern

At WPA, we like interns. We hire them, train them, work them super hard and make them super smart, test their keenness for world domination with games of online risk (Conquer Club), only for them to betray us by going back to college. While we grieve the loss of our interns- we recognize the necessity of […]

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Focusing On Ohio –The Key Swing State

Focusing on Ohio – The Key Swing State WPA Research CEO Chris Wilson appeared on Fox News to discuss key swing state Ohio and current dynamics there in the race for President between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Watch the full video here: Points of Interest: Ohio has voted for the winning candidate in every […]

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Is Polling Dead? Far From It.

One of the things we hear a lot about in our industry and the media is that it’s hard to find a good poll these days. As you may know, we disagree. And while I don’t want to digress into the often misunderstood differences between media polls, professional campaign polls, and market research survey work, […]

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Two-Thirds of Democrats Prefer Keeping Obama Over Clinton Presidency

Sixty-seven percent of Democrats would cancel the upcoming presidential election altogether if it meant President Barack Obama could serve another term, a national survey from polling firm WPA Research has found. The results should give pause to the Hillary Clinton campaign as Democratic respondents clearly prefer the status quo to a Clinton presidency. Recent public […]

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About Last Week (6/24/2016)

Well, that was an interesting week. Interesting enough for me to bring back this little set of ramblings just to make some obscure observations and bad jokes. So, as I sit outside a Starbucks with the sea breeze in my hair and the smell of salt in my nose (my readers would be jealous if […]

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The Importance of How You Ask Questions 

Are you a conservative or a liberal? Do you believe government is the answer to our nation’s problems or their cause? Notice something about the two questions above. You’ve probably seen them in an online survey. They’re great for generating clicks and getting people riled up, but they’re largely meaningless statistically. As anyone who has […]

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