Category Archive for 'Poll analysis'

The Surge

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Obama has seen a surge in his approval rating of late. And the House Republicans can take the credit for it.
Here are a couple of polls. Today’s CNN/Opinion Research poll has Obama approval/disapproval at 55% to 44%. This reflects an approval that is 2% better than a week ago, [...]

“Congress Sucks”

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

So says the American Public, as assayed by Gallup:

Americans’ assessment of Congress has hit a new low, with 13% saying they approve of the way Congress is handling its job. The 83% disapproval rating is also the worst Gallup has measured in more than 30 years of tracking congressional job performance.

How low can it go? [...]

Red and Blue America

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

This is very cool:

It’s Over

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The 2010 election vote tally is finally over in Washington state. Yesterday was the deadline for counties to certify results. So there is a bit of unfinished blogging business.
Throughout the election season, I posted analyses of just about all the polls in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) [...]

Polling for Purity

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

What an interesting poll from Public Policy Polling:

Most Americans think incoming Congressmen who campaigned against the health care bill should put their money where their mouth is and decline government provided health care now that they’re in office. Only 33% think they should accept the health care they get for being a member of Congress [...]

FOX News Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 47%

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Another poll has been released today in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate tycoon-turned-perennial-candidate Dino Rossi (R). The FOX News poll taken on 30 October on 1,000 likely Washington voters (for a 3% MOE) has Patty Murray leading Rossi 49% to 47%.
That’s very interesting, because earlier [...]

PPP Poll: Rossi 50%, Murray 48%

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Public Policy Polling has released their final poll of the election season in the Washington Senatorial race. The poll, taken from 29-31 October on as sample of 2,055 likely voters (giving a 2% MOE) has Sen. Patty Murray trailing real estate peddler Dino Rossi 48% to 50%.
While this is only the fourth of [...]

Marist Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 48%

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

A new Marist poll has been released in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate wheeler-dealer Dino Rossi (R).
The poll of 638 likely voters (4.0% MOE) taken from 26-28 October has Murray leading Rossi 49% to 48%. Marist polls use live interviews and include a sub-sample of cell phone [...]

Two New Polls in the Murray—Rossi Race

Friday, October 29th, 2010

As I mentioned here and here, we have been treated to two new polls today in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and Dino Rossi (R).
A SurveyUSA was a robopoll taken on 678 likely voters (3.8 MOE) from 24-27 October and has Rossi and Murray tied up at 47% each. [...]

Another Poll! Marist: Murray 48%, Rossi 47%

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Just after posting an analysis of today’s PPP poll, I find out about a new Marist poll released today as well.
The Marist poll gives Sen. Patty Murry (D-WA) a 48% to 47% lead over real estate property prognosticator and perennial political candidate Dino Rossi (R). The poll of 589 likely voters was [...]

Poll Analysis: PPP has Murry Over Rossi, 49% to 47%

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

A little while ago at Horsesass I briefly wrote about today’s Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll in the senate race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Dino Rossi (R). The poll, taken from 14th to the 16th of October on a sample of 1,873 likely voters, has Murray leading Rossi 49% to [...]

Rasmussen Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 46%

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Rasmussen released a new poll today in the race ‘twixt Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate seminar motivational speaker circuit superstar Dino Rossi (R). The poll of 750 likely voters has Murray leading Rossi 49% to 46%. This is the sixth poll in a row in which Murray has led Rossi. [...]

New Washington Poll: Murray leads Rossi 50% to 42%

Friday, October 15th, 2010

KPLU is reporting that a new poll in the Washington senatorial race will be released today from The Washington Poll. The poll shows Sen. Patty Murray (D) leading real estate opportunist cum foreclosure seminar motivational speaker Dino Rossi (R) by 50% to 42%.
The sample size is 500 [...]

New SUSA Poll: Murray 50%, Rossi 47%

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Yesterday I alluded to a new Survey USA poll that I though would be released in a day or two for the Senate race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and foreclosure seminar motivational speaker Dino Rossi (R). Well…it happened today.
The new poll has Murray leading Rossi, 50% to 47% from a survey of [...]

CNN Poll: Murray Leads Rossi 51% to 43%

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Yesterday we had a new Elway poll in the senatorial race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and real estate opportunist Dino Rossi (R).
Today there is a new CNN/Time/Opinion Research poll weighing in on the race. The poll of 850 likely voters, taken from October 8 through 10, has Murray leading Rossi [...]

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