WPA Political Brief: 5 Days to E Day

Today’s surf report… We’re less than a week from Election Day and things are looking really good for the Grand Old Party.  So now the conversation is shifting to what the definition of a “wave” is. The Left wants to set the bar high, so that a pick-up of a handful of House seats and […]


Roll Call: Chris Perkins joins WRS

Roll Call May 21, 2009 By Shira Toeplitz Roll Call Staff Things Are Perkins Up. GOP strategist Chris Perkins has joined Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research as vice president of the polling firm. A native of the Lone Star State, Perkins will run the Austin office and oversee the firm’s Texas operations. Perkins most recently […]


Air Wars Analysis March 26-31, 2009

Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research, in conjunction with The Hill Newspaper has conducted a survey of politically active Hill subscribers to determine how well several ads currently or recently on TV resonated with politically aware voters.  The five ads, which can be found in the Air Wars video repository, met with varying responses.  The first […]


Times are bad, but it’s not the end of the world.

Every time I turn on the TV, read a newspaper, or puruse the blogosphere I see stories of major financial losses, families losing their jobs and houses, and the world economy slowly decending into hell.  Several days ago, several newspapers and TV news shows reported on anctedotal increases in church across the country; however, the […]


Research as a Marketing Tactic

We have conducted research for hundreds of clients that want to use the data gathered to prove their brand, product or service are superior to the competition’s.  This tactic is older than I am and is standard operation procedures for thousands of companies world-wide. Occasionally, companies employ the execution of the research as the marketing […]


No such thing as over exposure?…works only for Donald Trump!

Media exposure is not always a good thing, just ask Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann (R – MN6) whose comments about Obama and other Congressmen was taken out of context. This, of course, is not her first blunder, but is a tale tell sign of how bad the political environment is. When the public is unhappy with […]


The Closing Days

Tomorrow, we will only be 18 days away from a landmark election.  Despite the best efforts of Republicans and their deploying the most talented operatives and employing the most effective consultants, the Grand Old Party is facing significant losses at nearly every level. There will some surprises as several Democratic-held seats fall to lesser known […]


WRS VP Tyler Harber on Fox News’ Studio B


Fanfare and Paparazzi

The McCain campaign launched their latest ad “Celeb”, today comparing Barack Obama to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton.  Spears and Hilton have careers made in tabloid heaven, have made their living feeding into the public’s fascination of them.  They have well crafted events and happen upon well-staged photo ops.  The public is mesmerized by them […]


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