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 |April 20th, 2017|

Episode 25: Special Elections and What, If Anything, They Can Tell us About 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 |April 13th, 2017|

Episode 24: Reviewing the 2018 Democratic Primary Candidates for Colorado Governor and Opting-Out of Proposition 108

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 |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 |March 30th, 2017|

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|