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.               […]


Recent Poll Suggests That Majority of Americans Support Lifting The Cuban Embargo

The United States has had a trade embargo against Cuba for the last 50 years which began in 1962 after Fidel Castro took power of Cuba in 1959. However, according to a recent poll, the majority of Americans favor mending relations with one of the world’s last remaining communist nations. The poll, which was conducted […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson Shares Thoughts On The Upcoming State Of The Union Address

This is the First State of the Union of the lame-duck period of the Obama Presidency.   A majority of voters disapprove of his job performance (51.7 percent), barely more than one-third trust him to do what is right for the country (37 percent), and he has about as much chance of moving major legislation through Congress […]


New York Is The Least Economically Free State In The Country

After writing about the loss of economic freedom within the United States last week, I couldn’t help but ask myself “how economically free is my home state of New York?” I found a very insightful website called Freedominthe50states.org, created by scholars at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, that helped answer that question. And […]


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 […]


2014 Starts Off With A Big Week in Politics

War on Poverty and Obama’s Politics   Obama constantly preaches about income inequality and poverty; yet his policies have done little to change the overall poverty levels.  Some government indicators show poverty levels have been worse under Obama since the recession ended than they were before the recession under Bush.   Look, President Johnson’s goal […]


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:  


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