Episode 32: Evaluating Jared Polis and the Democrat Candidates for Colorado Governor

In this episode, we discuss the big announcement of Congressman Jared Polis’s entry into the Democratic race for Colorado Governor. The discussion also covers the impact on the other Democrat candidates in the race, and who is a perceived winner or loser. Jared Polis’s Campaign Priorities – To our surprise Jared Polis has [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:58:31+00:00 June 15th, 2017|

Episode 31: An Analysis of the 2018 Senate Battleground Districts in Colorado

In this episode, we look ahead to 2018 at key State Senate districts in Colorado, and provide insight into how we view the fundamental demographics and the true competitiveness of each district. Key State Senate Districts Senate District 3 Democrat Leroy Garcia won this Pueblo district with just under 55% of the vote [...]

By | 2017-05-26T22:09:17+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

Episode 30: Colorado Legislative Session Wrap-Up

In this episode, we discuss the end of the Colorado legislative session, which big issues were tackled, and where there still remains work to be done. We’ll refer back to our January 10th podcast on which issues were top priorities – that podcast can be found here. Show Segments Fixing Colorado’s Crowded Crumbling Roads [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

Episode 29: Colorado Voter Opinion Survey Results Part 2

In this episode, we finish discussing the results of our Colorado survey. We cover the topics of repealing and replacing Obamacare and how well the Democrat and Republican parties are connecting with Colorado voters. We also discuss voter opinion of a building a wall along the Mexican border, the Trump administration’s temporary travel ban [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 May 11th, 2017|

Episode 28: Cory Gardner & Donald Trump Approval Ratings in Colorado

In this episode, we discuss part one of our recently released survey of likely 2018 voters in Colorado with relation to Trump approval ratings. Segment 1: Survey of Likely 2018 Voters in Colorado We begin by discussing decisions about survey weighting, and why we chose to weight the survey as we did. Simply put, [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Episode 27: President Trump’s First 100 Days and France’s Presidential Election

In this episode, we discuss the recent round of polls showing voter opinion of President Trump’s first 100 days. How important are these polls, how relevant are they to the 2018 midterm elections, and what are some important indicators? We then briefly discuss France’s Presidential election, the polling, and what it suggests for the [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Episode 26: How to Run a Data-Driven Political Campaign

In this episode, we take a break from current events and discuss the fundamental steps of putting together a successful data driven political campaign. We walk through all the steps that we follow for our clients so you have a better understanding of how data and campaign strategy come together. The Steps to Run [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Episode 25: Special Elections and Their Insight Into 2018 Midterms

In this episode, we take a look at some special elections being held around the country, and explore what they may reveal about the 2018 midterm elections. We also check in on Colorado’s Democratic candidates for governor, now that two more have made it official. Segment 1: What’s So Special About Special Elections? Campaign [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

Episode 24: 2018 CO Governor Democratic Primary Candidates + Prop 108 Opt Out

In this episode we take an early look at the candidates in Colorado’s 2018 Democratic Gubernatorial Primary and consider the possibility that Colorado’s major parties might opt-out of Proposition 108. Segment 1: Assessing the Candidates With the announcement by Ken Salazar that he will not run, the field in Colorado’s Democratic Primary for Governor is [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 April 6th, 2017|

Episode 23: The Republican Failure to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

In this episode, we discuss the failed Obamacare repeal and the implications it has going forward, both among the Republican party’s base and among 2018 general election voters. Segment 1: What Went Wrong, What Next? While the specific blame has been spread pretty much everywhere in Republican circles in Washington, there are clearly [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 March 30th, 2017|