Episode 22: European Election Online and Phone Polling Disasters and the French Presidential Election

In this episode, we discuss recent European election polling misses and how their polling challenges are different than the polling challenges we face in United States elections. Segment 1: Recent Misses for European Election Polls Following the first presidential debate in France’s upcoming Presidential election and with the first round of voting only a [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|

Episode 21: Colorado’s Republican Primary Voters and Fixing Colorado’s Roads

In this episode we discuss our survey of Republican primary voters in Colorado, where they stand on President Trump and his policies, and how they fit into the battle over how best to fix Colorado’s roads. Segment 1: Colorado’s Republican Primary Voters We conducted an internal automated survey of Colorado’s Republican primary voters last [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|

Episode 20: President Trump’s Address to Congress and The Obamacare Replacement Bill

In this episode we discuss President Trump’s address to Congress last week, check in on the public polling data after one month of the Trump administration, and take a look at the Obamacare replacement bill released by House GOP leadership last night. Segment 1: Presidential Address to Congress President Trump’s address to Congress [...]

By |March 9th, 2017|

Episode 19: All About TABOR and the Politics of Colorado Transportation Funding

In this episode we focus on Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, or TABOR, twenty-five years after its approval. Does TABOR still enjoy majority support among Colorado voters? What are the factors that influence support and opposition for TABOR? What have been the positive and negative impacts? Segment 1: All About TABOR Last Friday, the [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Episode 18: Reviewing the 2018 Republican Primary Candidates for Colorado Governor and the Trump Effect

In this episode we take an early look at the potential candidates in Colorado’s 2018 Republican Gubernatorial Primary, and how they are positioning themselves in a crowded field, and how President Trump’s policies, and the support he still holds among a large majority of the Republican base, will impact the race. Republican Candidates for [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|

Episode 17: The Future of the Democrat Party and Polarization in the Colorado Statehouse

In this episode we continue our discussion of the anti-Trump movement by taking a look at Elizabeth Warren’s potential impact on the 2018 Midterm elections around the country. We then move on to a discussion of the current polarization in the Colorado statehouse, whether it is simply the “new normal” given the state of [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|

Episode 16: Will the Women’s March Become a Political Force Like the Tea Party Movement?

In this episode we discuss the possibilities of the Women’s March growing into a political force like the 2010 Tea Party movement. Segment 1: The Tea Party Brought New Voters Into Republican Primaries…Will the Women’s March Do the Same for Democrats? Across the country, Tea Party candidates have been successful in Republican Primaries since [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|

Episode 15: Donald Trump’s Muslim Immigration Ban and Starting a War with the Media

There are three segments in this episode. The first segment discusses the political fallout from the Trump Administration’s executive order to increase security vetting for travelers coming into the United States from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen and Somalia for 90 days. We also discuss how members of Congress are positioning themselves around [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|

Episode 14: Donald Trump Job Approval, the Womens March, and Polling 101

In this episode, we discuss Donald Trump’s job approval numbers according to a poll by Gallup. The Gallup article also discusses how Donald Trump’s approval rating compares to other Presidents at the start of their first terms. The show also covers some basic polling fundamentals. Finally, we discuss what the political impact of [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|

Episode 13: Forecasting the Political Impacts of the Trump Agenda

In this episode, we discuss the findings of two recent surveys from the Pew Research Center and Politico/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Both surveys measured public support and opposition for repealing Obamacare/Affordable Care Act. The Politico survey also measured public opinion of immigration reform, increased infrastructure spending, increased defense spending, tax [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|