Category Archives: 2012 Elections

WPA Saturday Media Roundup

Georgia Senate Race Fox & Friends (Video above): Senator Elect David Perdue gives a shout-out to WPA Partner Chris Perkins. Atlanta Journal Constitution:“Starved Of White Voters, Tuesday Night Was 2010 Redux For Democrats.” -Gives mention to WPA Partner Chris Perkins’s accuracy as Perdue’s principal pollster. Maryland Governor race FiveThirtyEight:  “Flying Blind Towards Hogan’s Upset Win In […]

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Wilson Perkins Allen wins “Pollie” for Cruz for Senate (R-TX) polling

WPA’s Adaptive Sampling and Predictive Analytics key to 2012 success WASHINGTON, DC—The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) has awarded a “Pollie” to Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research (WPA) for the firm’s work on behalf of Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate 2012. The Pollie for WPA’s Adaptive Sampling and Predictive Analytics methodologies allowed the firm […]

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Obama and Political Polarization

One of the grand promises from Obama’s 2008 campaign was to break the partisan gridlock in Washington D.C.  His post-partisan slogan casting aside the notion of blue states and red states brought him to national prominence at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.   Obama’s quick rise from an Illinois State Senator in 2004 to President in […]

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Trouble in DNC’s Data Land

The love affair between the Obama data team and the OFA/DNC leadership has taken a turn toward heart break, at least from the latest reports. It seems the tech team built most of the platforms and operational programs using open source code. Open source coding relies on the ethos that any code used should be […]

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Capitol Inside Ranks WPA Top Pollster in Texas

General Consultants General Election – Multiple Candidates – Minimum 10 Points   Craig Murphy, Chris Turner – Murphy Turner & Associates Jimmie Don Aycock, Joe Barton, Greg Bonnen, Stefani Carter, Kyle Kacal, Kelly Hancock, Charlie Geren, Doug Miller, Larry Phillips, Larry Taylor, Ed Thompson, Republican Party of Texas, Texans for Lawsuit Reform, GOPAC-Texas, Dallas County […]

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I’m Tired of Being Labeled

Whenever I walk around DC I try to zone a lot of things out. When you live in a city with so much overtly political material it can become annoying to see it, regardless of what party it represents. There are occasionally people trying to protest something or give you some sort of pamphlet on […]

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The GOP Tech Gap

No, this isn’t (another) blog post bemoaning ORCA or the general lagging of the GOP behind the Democrats in campaign technology. This is the larger question-why don’t the people in the technology industry support the Republican Party? This situation makes sense if you buy into the Democrat talking point that the Republican Party is anti-science […]

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