Currently the top four choices by Republicans to carry the party banner in 2016 are Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rand Paul, Gov. Chris Christie, and Former Gov. Jeb Bush. The following are findings from a new national Quinnipiac poll: There is no front-runner now for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, leaving a [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday February 20, 2013 7:35 am|
The only important election that will likely be truly contested this year is the Virgina gubernatorial race and it is shaping up to be a close one. A new Quinnipiac poll found Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe tied with each other, currently getting 38 percent of the vote in a two person race.
|By: Jon Walker Friday February 8, 2013 11:29 am|
Hillary Clinton has managed an impressive turnaround in her public image. She has gone from being a polarizing figure to the most popular politician in the country. Her favorability rating is 61 – 34 percent. That is noticeably higher than President Obama’s 51 – 46 percent and any other national political figure. From Quinnipiac: Ms. [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 23, 2013 10:12 am|
One of the only important elections taking place this year is the New Jersey gubernatorial race and at this point it doesn’t look like much of a contest. Incumbent Chris Christie (R) is currently in an extremely strong position as he seeks another term according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Not only does Christie have [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday December 6, 2012 11:01 am|
By a greater than two-to-one margin American voters want to eliminate the idiotic Electoral College system for selecting a President, and replace it instead with a direct popular vote like all other sane democracies. According to a new poll by Quinnipiac, 60 percent want to change our system so that in all future elections the [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 27, 2012 10:52 am|
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) has always had a relatively good job approval rating throughout most of his term, but since Hurricane Sandy it has reached almost historic heights. New Jersey voters overwhelming have a positive opinion of how Christie has handled the crisis. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, 95 percent think Christie [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 31, 2012 10:10 am|
Ohio continues to look like Obama’s firewall
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 24, 2012 10:58 am|
In both Connecticut and Massachusetts the Democrats candidate for senate have seen their standings improve in the most recent polling. In the Bay State Elizabeth Warren now has a six point lead over incumbent Republican Scott Brown according to a new WBUR poll. Massachusetts WBUR (10/21-22) Elizabeth Warren 48% Scott Brown 43% Other 1% DK/Undecided [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 23, 2012 1:37 pm|
President Obama appears to hold a significant edge in early voting In basically every important swing state, which should given him a built-in advantage heading into November 6th. The Obama campaign ground game has been very successful at convincing Democrats and Obama supporters to cast their ballots well ahead of election day.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 22, 2012 10:20 am|
While it is mathematically possible for Romney to win without Ohio it would be very difficult. Ohio remains Obama firewall even as nationally his lead slips.