NBC News chairman Andy Lack said the network plans to make significant changes in how it covers future elections after the failure of state polls in the 2016 election. Lack made his remarks during an interview at the IESE Business School in New York on Wednesday: “We didn’t get this election right, news organizations, we […]
Patrick Ruffini and Kristen Soltis Anderson wrote an op-ed on how to reform polling after a disastrous 2016 presidential campaign cycle: We also may need to look beyond polls alone for answers. Just as you shouldn’t fly a plane until multiple systems are checked and rechecked, we shouldn’t rely on polls alone to tell us […]
Evan McMullin, a late-entry presidential candidate, ran as the conservative alternative to Donald Trump. As member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst, he was uniquely positioned to offer the state of Utah an alternative third-party candidate. Utah has a significant LDS (also known […]
Episode 34- Election analysis. How Trump beat Clinton, why the polls were wrong and what a Trump administration means for America. Due to technical difficulties the only audio/video is available on Facebook. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The much-lauded Emerson College poll of Utahans, which put independent candidate Evan McMullin ahead of Trump and Clinton, has its own issues regarding reliability. FiveThirtyEight found that among 12 pollsters (ranging from Fox News to Marist), Emerson was one of four pollsters which underperformed. Emerson College received a ‘B’ rating from FiveThirtyEight, as well. Also, […]
Roland Martin of News One said that the polling data backs him up, that the majority of Trump supporters are racist and xenophobic. So now it’s okay to say that a party’s nominee are racist, xenophobic and Islamophobic? Since when do the Democrats and liberals glance over generalizations of Americans?
Hillary Clinton, who most Democrats originally thought would coast to the Democratic nomination, finds herself in the uneasy position of facing an extremely close race against the most unlikely of candidates, socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). New polls, with less than a month before the first votes of the 2016 campaign are cast, show Sanders […]
WASHINGTON — A recent Quinnipiac poll showed that President Barack Obama’s honeymoon with America is officially over. The poll showed that Obama’s job approval rating dipped to its lowest point in both of his terms as president. Quinnipiac University, which conducts the poll, found that 54% of Americans disapprove of his performance so far. On the […]
3/9/2017 - NBC News Chairman Vows “Big Changes” in Use of Polling for Future Elections
12/8/2016 - How Can Pollsters Recover from the Disastrous 2016 Cycle?
11/16/2016 - Liberal Media Promoted Evan McMullin’s Conservative Insurgency in Utah, but Polls Painted Different Picture
11/10/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Election Analysis, How Trump Beat Clinton
10/28/2016 - Poll Buyers Beware: Emerson College Polling has Some Issues
10/13/2016 - Liberal Media: Hillary Clinton was Right about Her ‘Deplorables’ Comment, says Trump Supporters are Racist
1/13/2016 - Morning Joe: Hillary Clinton Playing Down Polls in Iowa and New Hampshire in Case She Loses to Sanders [Video]
11/19/2013 - Poll: Obama’s 39% Job Approval Rating Ties GW Bush’s 2nd Term
6/11/2012 - CNN: Media to be Tough on Romney as His Chances Improve
6/11/2012 - MSNBC’s Matthews Defends Obama Against WashPost Reporter
9/23/2010 - New Poll Shows Bias Crisis for Mainstream Media