Focusing On Ohio –The Key Swing State

Focusing on Ohio – The Key Swing State Fox News Happening Now Leland Vittert July 4, 2016 11:32 AM (ET) 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: […]

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Is Polling Dead? Far From It.

One of the things we hear a lot about in our industry and the media is that it’s hard to find a good poll these days. As you may know, we disagree. And while I don’t want to digress into the often misunderstood differences between media polls, professional campaign polls, and market research survey work, […]

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WPA CEO Chris Wilson to Appear on Microsoft Panel to Discuss Modeling Voter Persuasion

Chris Wilson, CEO of WPA Research and director of research and analytics for Cruz for President, spoke about the use of predictive analytics, behavioral modeling and other cutting-edge ways the campaign used data to identify supporters and get out the vote.Microsoft sponsored the campaign and data technology panel, which was held May 18 at George Washington University’s Graduate […]

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MEMO: CRUZ GAINS IN WISCONSIN

MEMO: CRUZ GAINS IN WISCONSIN by Chris Wilson April 3rd, 2016 The recent Marquette University Law School Poll conducted March 24-28 shows Ted Cruz leading the race in Wisconsin by ten points over Donald Trump. More importantly, the poll shows Cruz’s ability to appeal to voters across the ideological spectrum and to grow support at […]

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TFAS Alumni on the Campaign Trail: Chris Wilson

TFAS Alumni Newsletter TFAS ALUMNI ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL: CHRIS WILSON (ICPES 90) Whether it’s a nationally televised debate, or a friendly debate between acquaintances taking place on your Facebook news feed, it’s clear the 2016 primaries are right around the corner. America is in full swing election season, with less than one year from […]

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FiveThirtyEight: Iowa’s Women Could Be Donald Trump’s Undoing

Although Democrats have relied on rhetoric about women’s health when trying to energize a certain female voter base, Republican or Republican-leaning women are more slippery quarry. Chris Wilson, Cruz’s pollster, recalled work he did on Greg Abbott’s gubernatorial campaign against Wendy Davis, who was coming off her folk-hero filibuster of an abortion bill in the […]

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Power Play: Cruz’s big data push

In the battle to become the GOP nominee for President, Ted Cruz is making a big bet on big data. The Texan’s director of research analytics, Chris Wilson joins Chris Stirewalt to discuss how analyzing voter online preferences enhances campaign outreach and messaging.   Watch the full clip from FOX News here: Watch the latest […]

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A Millennial Perspective on the Next Election

The face of the Republican Party is changing, and it’s time our strategy does as well. Let me preface this by admission I am a registered Republican. I’m a considerably unique member of the party reputation: a female under thirty, and my ethnicity fractions into both Caucasian and Pacific Islander. Having said that, I share […]

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