BLOG: The Shad Plank blog: Cuccinelli acceptance speech for GOP nomination for governor
May 18–Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli [http://www.dailypress.com/topic/politics/government/ken-cuccinelli-PEPLT00007614.topic] gave the following remarks in accepting the Republican nomination for governor at the Repub Continue Reading
OPINION: Held hostage by Ronald Reagan
May 12–Is the specter haunting today’s Republicans … Ronald Reagan? The 40th president has been dead for nine years. He hasn’t been president for a quarter-century. The world he inhabited & Continue Reading
Gallup Review To Show New Details On What Went Wrong
BOSTON — Gallup, the company that has faced intense criticism after its polling consistently understated President Barack Obama’s support during the 2012 campaign, shared details of its ongoing review of its election polling methods on Continue Reading
BLOG: By the Numbers: Which States Saw Voter Turnout Jump, Decline Most Last Year?
May 13–Most states saw voter turnout drop last year, driven in large part by young adults and non-Hispanic whites heading to the polls at lower rates than in years past. In all, new estimates published by th Continue Reading
Va. GOP picks conservatives for fall ticket; black minister is lieutenant governor choice
RICHMOND ? Thousands of Virginia Republicans on Saturday picked a slate of statewide candidates who vowed to stay true to conservative principles, resisting calls to remake the GOP message after losses in 2012. At the top of the ticket is Continue Reading
What If the GOP Just Keeps Getting Whiter as America Gets “Browner”?
The U.S. Census Bureau just released its report on voter turnout in America’s 2012 presidential elections. For the first time, the percentage of eligible blacks who voted surpassed that of eligible whites. Meanwhile, explosive growth in the Continue Reading
POLLSTER UPDATE: AAPOR Attendees Review The State Of Polling
A whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s-who of pollsters and researchers are gathered in Boston for their annual conference today, and two thirds of Team Pollster are there to bring you the highlights. (The remaining third is back in DC, bringing you this newsletter.) Thi Continue Reading