2016 Sampling and Modeling

It might be useful to detail some changes we have made at WPA in the way we deal with partisanship, especially in states that don’t register by party, in this very odd election. We historically have used the past Presidential election result as a primary control on partisanship in party ID states. Though there are […]

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On the Polls: One of Us Cannot Be Wrong

Let’s tell the truth here, Hillary Clinton is almost certain to win on November 8. If you exclude the three “odd” polls I want to talk about today, she leads by more than six points in an average of the last eight polls. Things could still happen that would change the outcome and nothing is […]

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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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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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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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Political Update | May 6th

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward the 2016 Election, we distribute a political update every few weeks. This week we are sharing some insight on Direction of the Country Obama Job Approval Hillary Clinton’s Favorability National Unemployment Obama Approval on the […]

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WPA Poll: Email Scandal Hurts Clinton With Independents

    BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff    The ongoing scandal over Hillary Clinton’s personal email address has hurt her standing among independent voters, according to newly released polling data. Forty percent of self-identified independents say they have a less favorable view of the former secretary of state in light of the revelations, according to survey […]

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Thoughts on Romney not running

It is important to keep in mind that Romney had almost no chance of being the nominee in 2016.  So in a way his decision to not run doesn’t change anything.   If he had run it would have been on the hope that other candidates would implode and that he could pick off their support when they did.  So […]

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Obama redefining the electorate

As we’ve been saying since 2008, President Obama is reediting the electorate in a myriad of ways. As this recent data from Gallup shows, clear movement can be seen with Jewish Americans. The outright hostility of Obama foreign policy toward Israel is having a distinct impact as Democrat affiliation among American jews is down ten […]

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