2016 Campaign Insight | Mining for Votes, and Voter Targeting

See what you missed on Fox Business this morning. Featuring Chris Wilson, WPA Partner and Research Director for the Ted Cruz campaign.  Click here to watch the recap.   We are looking at primary voters… and finding what is most important to them, and communicating to them about that….     It’s what campaigns were meant to be about. […]


Chris Wilson, Cruz Campaign uses Advanced Data Mining to Target Voters

CRUZ CAMPAIGN USING ADVANCED DATA-MINING TO TARGET VOTERS Read the complete article by Tom Abrahams at abc13.com “In the center of Ted Cruz’s national campaign headquarters in a southwest Houston high-rise is a group of staffers you may not know — but who may know a lot about you. They are the data and analytics team, led […]


2014 Election Interview

WPA CEO Chris Wilson sat down with Michael Carnuccio of Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs for his Sunday TV show.  Following are the notes from their conversation: Polls showed voters favored Republican control of Congress by a single percentage point. How did this actually play out on Tuesday?   Obviously it played out a lot better […]


Hispanic Support For Obama Has Dropped

It’s important to point out that Obama’s failed policies are not going unnoticed, especially among Hispanics. A Gallup poll conducted last month shows Hispanic support for the President dropping 23 percent from 75 to 52 over the last year.   The reason is simple:  Obama’s policies are hurting Hispanics far more than they helping.  One […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson appears on Jansing & Co. to discuss President Obama

WPA CEO Chris Wilson appeared on MSNBC’s Jansing & Co. on Monday this past week to discuss the President’s less than stellar relationship with Congress. Check out Chris’ entire appearance below:  


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 […]


WPA National Poll Finds That Obamacare’s Failures Would Have Led to Different 2012 Outcome

WPA Opinion Research conducted a national survey of 801 likely voters to gauge public perception on President Obama’s promise that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”  Consistent with recent public data, WPA found that the 2012 election would have been different had Obama voters been aware that their health care […]


Failure of Leadership

Recently I finished reading “Tip and The Gipper…When Politics Worked” by Chris Matthews and it became clear to me what true, political leadership is about and the reasons for the current gridlock in Washington DC. Our current president spent nearly four years refusing to meet, have lunch, have a beer or even acknowledge current Republican […]


The Life Expectancy of Goldfish: As Obama Falters, So Do His Supporters

In this age of casual everything, the Internet is replete with advice columns about not getting too attached. Girls shouldn’t get too attached to boys. Boys shouldn’t get too attached to girls. Investors shouldn’t get too attached to stocks. Flippers shouldn’t get too attached to the houses they’re fixing. Warren Buffet’s wife even says not […]


Americans Still Love Reagan

There are some things that serve as a reminder that maybe, just maybe, there is still some sensibility in this country. According to a Kelton Research Poll on behalf of the National Geographic Channel, Americans would elect Ronald Reagan over Barack Obama if they were pitted against each other in an election. HALLELUJAH! And not […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson Gives Analysis on Potential 2016 Nominees

WPA CEO Chris Wilson spoke with TheRun2016.com about the potential nominees for 2016 in their latest piece: “Hillary is in a privileged position right now.  She’s spent the last four years in the public eye in a role where she got almost entirely positive coverage,” said GOP pollster Chris Wilson.  ”Hillary was effectively co-president of […]


Sequestration, Public Opinion and the Future

A survey released by Gallup this week speaks volumes about how little the American public is listening to the political and pundit classes these days (hint: I think that’s a good thing). According to the Gallup study taken in the days immediately after the Sequester went into effect, one in five (18%) Americans said it […]


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