Episode 38: What Does Steve Bannon’s White House Exit Mean for the Republican Party?

In this episode, we examine the behavior and agenda of former White House Senior Advisor Steve Bannon. We discuss his politics, his influence on Donald Trump, and his self-described enemies list. Most importantly, what impact will Steve Bannon have on the thinking of Republican primary voters.

By | 2017-08-24T16:03:57+00:00 August 24th, 2017|

Episode 34: An Interview with Ian Silverii of ProgressNow Colorado (Part 1 of 2)

In this episode, we welcome ProgressNow Colorado’s Ian Silverii. Ian Silverii provides an experienced and informed Democrat point of view to our discussion about the national and Colorado political landscape. We discuss Congressman Ed Perlmutter’s withdrawal from the Governor’s race, Donald Trump’s influence on our elections, and a wide range of state and national political trends.

By | 2017-08-16T22:03:42+00:00 July 20th, 2017|

Colorado Voter Opinion Survey Release, Part 1 of 2

Download Full Survey Summary, Toplines and Tabs Colorado Survey of Likely 2018 General Election Voters Magellan Strategies today released the first results of a live landline and cell phone survey of 502 likely 2018 general election voters in Colorado. We will be issuing a second document of survey findings on Thursday, [...]

By | 2017-07-24T17:14:04+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

A Trump District, Explained

Of all the different angles we can take in analyzing the 2016 presidential vote and the election of Donald Trump, one of the more interesting is to drill down to the level of our 435 Congressional Districts. This allows us to see not only the areas where the 2016 presidential outcome was substantially different [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:47+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

Colorado Republican Primary Survey: The Trump Effect

Download Survey Toplines and Crosstabs         Ever since President Trump prevailed in the Republican presidential primaries last summer, and especially in the months following his election last November, hardly a day has gone by without new analysis of what can be called the “Trump Effect”, attempting to explain the ways in [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:48+00:00 March 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 | 2017-05-24T03:25:48+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|

Is It Finally Time for a Colorado Democratic Party Battle?

Over the past few episodes of our podcast we’ve discussed the women’s marches and the anti-Trump sentiment sweeping across the country, and tried to work out what implications the energy displayed in those marches will have for electoral politics in the midterm elections of 2018. In a lot of ways, it is still far [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:48+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Why Didn’t Donald Trump Win Colorado?

2016 Presidential Election Results by County When examining the outlook for our local political parties, there is too often a tendency to “nationalize” our perspective. For example, many Colorado Republicans will savor the moment as Donald Trump gives his Inaugural address, because whatever their personal feelings toward him before and even after [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:48+00:00 January 18th, 2017|

Episode 11: Colorado 2016 Post Election Highlights and Looking Ahead to 2017

In this episode, we discuss our findings from a 500n post-election survey of unaffiliated voters and what to expect in the early part of 2017. Segment #1 – Discussing Our 500n Colorado Post Election Survey of Unaffiliated Voters Among voters 44 and younger who tend to vote for Democratic candidates, human rights, civil [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:49+00:00 January 5th, 2017|