WPA In the News | Late April Edition

The power players behind Ted Cruz’s campaign Ted Cruz is running for president as an outsider, and his relatively lean campaign staff reflects that approach… Cruz was the first presidential contender out of the gates with an official announcement and did so with a core group of staffers that lacks bold-faced Beltway names. It’s largely a […]


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 […]


WPA in the News | Spring 2015

 WPA is often highlighted for our exceptionally accurate analysis, poll numbers, and the stellar traction our clients gain as a result of our research.   Check out some of our latest efforts excerpted below. Religious Freedom Should Not Be Held Hostage to Big Business, Family Research Council Urges Veto – Click Here for Article published by PR Newswire “…Now is the time […]


WPA In the News | Key 2014 Media Highlights

        Key 2014 Media Highlights Chris Wilson’s Recent National TV Appearances WPA CEO Chris Wilson discusses the Kansas and Kentucky Senate races on MSNBC. WPA CEO Chris Wilson explains why dissatisfaction with the Obama administration will hurt Dems on Election Day. WPA CEO Chris Wilson argues why low women and minority turnout will […]


WPA Client Highlight: AG-elect Adam Laxalt talks about his priorities for Nevada

WPA Client Highlight: Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt talks about his priorities for Nevada. Below is courtesy of the Las Vegas Review-Journal:   New AG Laxalt talks about his priorities for Nevada By LAURA MYERS On a recent Wednesday, Adam Laxalt sat in the foyer of The Venetian to help welcome to Las Vegas some 80 […]


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 […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson appears on Fox News; Asserts that Dems will not hold the Senate on E Day

(TV appearance from 11/3/14) By Chris Wilson: Democrats have a right to be nervous.  Just about every indicator suggests that they’re in for a very bad day tomorrow. And the fact that so many top Dems are publicly nervous suggests that there’s no secret “turnout wave” coming from their vaunted voter contact and analytics tools. […]


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 […]


WPA Political Brief: 18 Days Before Election Day

Marathoners say the hardest part is miles 15-20… Eighteen short (or if you’re working for a campaign, very long) days until the election.  Many things are coming into focus, but there’s still a lot to be decided (and a lot that can change). The major trends this week are good for Republicans.  But gaffe season […]


David Perdue wins Georgia runoff election; WPA only firm that predicted victory

Last night WPA’s client David Perdue won in an upset election runoff for U.S. Senate in Georgia. Take a look at the polling coverage leading up to Perdue’s victory. WPA was the only firm that predicted a Perdue victory.  Also, read what POLITICO had to say about WPA partner Chris Perkins below: From Politico: Perdue […]


WPA Weekly Media Roundup

  WPA recently conducted a national survey on behalf of the Family Research Council. The survey focused on the President’s health care law, specifically on the HHS mandate which requires that all private healthcare plans cover preventative care services, including contraceptives. See the  media coverage the poll received  below.               […]


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