Is political polling dead?

Political Polling, Have We Reached the End?

by Elena Veatch and The Campaign Workshop

Is political polling dead? In the campaign world, this is one question comes back to haunt us every election cycle After polls (and the media outlets reporting on them) suggested an inevitable landslide for Hillary Clinton in 2016, Donald Trump’s victory shook the American public to its core and undermined our collective confidence in political polling.

Dave Fako 7 Questions on Polling

7 Questions with Pollster Dave Fako, Founder of Fako Research & Strategies

by Ben Holse (He/Him)

Dave Fako founded Fako Research & Strategies (FR&S) in 1998. His career in politics, public policy, and government affairs spans over thirty years. Over his career, Dave Fako has developed strategies for statewide, congressional, state legislative, and municipal candidates, in addition to referendums, and has advised numerous public policy, advocacy organizations, and national and regional private sector companies.

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Membership Surveys: 7 Questions with Ruth Bernstein

by Ben Holse (He/Him)

Ruth Bernstein is president and CEO at EMC Research, a national polling and opinion research firm. Ruth leads polling on a wide variety of political, policy, and marketing projects. She is especially proud of her work helping to elect women and people of color to office and securing voter approval for education, transportation, minimum wage increases, and environmental protection. We asked Ruth 7 questions on membership surveys and how they can benefit your organization.

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Ballot Measure Polling

by The Campaign Workshop

We’ve discussed in past blogs that a large part of executing a #winning political campaign is doing your background research, and ballot measure polling is the best way to find out if you can win and how you can win.

Crafting a Political Survey
7 Questions with Steve Vancore
Donna Victoria Pollster
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