Category Archives: Congressional

Another WPA win; Martha Mcsally defeats Ron Barber in last House race of 2014

WPA is very proud that the use of our Predictive Analytics technique directly contributed to Congresswoman-elect Martha McSally’s win in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District! Republicans now hold an historic majority in the House, a whopping 247 seats! Check out what Politico has to say about her victory below. Article below is courtesy of Politico: Republican Martha […]

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WPA Political Brief: 26 Days Before Election Day

Hope you’re enjoying all the political ads. Following is another weekly political update to take your mind off of college football. First, signs and portents…. Just under four weeks remain until we will know what really happened this year. Until then , well it’s just reading tealeaves and telling you what I see. This week […]

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Jim Matheson quits before he loses

Utah’s lone Democratic federal office holder, United States Representative Jim Matheson, won a squeaker in 2012 against Republican Mayor Mia Love.  The margin of victory was a mere 768 votes or 0.31%, and he pulled off the victory with Utah’s favorite adopted son, Republican Governor Mitt Romney, leading the ticket.  So it begs the question, […]

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Obama and Dems Sink Lower

A new poll from Quinnipiac reveals that President Obama’s approval rate is taking a plunge and pulling Democratic lawmakers down with him. Among the findings: President Barack Obama’s job approval among American voters drops to a new low, a negative 38 – 57 percent. Obama gets a negative 41 – 49 percent among voters 18 […]

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WPA’s Election Update: Election Eve

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Tomorrow night (or more likely Wednesday morning), someone is going to look pretty bad.  It might be the pollsters who have continually insisted on using a 2008 model for their polls.  Or it will be pollsters like us and other analysts who have criticized the 2008 model as […]

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WPA’s Election Update: 2 Weeks Out

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Sometimes even when you lose, you win.  After a debate that has been described by most in the media as a “narrow loss,” Mitt Romney gained ground in all of the major national polls. But, some of the state-by-state polls suggest that Romney still trails in the Electoral […]

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WPA’s Weekly Political Brief

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward Election Day, 2012, every Friday WPA compiles the key numbers from the week and provides analysis of key trends. In addition to the key political numbers, this week’s analysis includes: What the Presidential Election […]

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WPA’s Election Update: 3 Weeks Left

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Some weeks in politics not a lot really happens. Last week was that kind of week in the Presidential race as the Vice Presidential candidates met in a debate that wound up producing more stories about Joe Biden’s veneers and Martha Raddatz’s activist moderating than it did about […]

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WPA Pre-Election Polling Summary

By: Chris Wilson, Chris Perkins, Bryon Allen Oh what change a week brings.  With just 28 days to go until Election Day, we’ve seen a real change in momentum in the Presidential race thanks to a great debate from Mitt Romney and a historically poor one from Barack Obama. In this week’s election update, I’ll cover some […]

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WPA’s Weekly Political Brief

As part of our continuing effort to keep our clients and friends up-to-date on the political environment as we head toward Election Day, 2012, every Friday WPA compiles the key numbers from the week and provides analysis of key trends. In addition to the key political numbers, this week’s analysis includes: Immediate reactions following the […]

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