He joined Poozer Politics to talk about the benefits and challenges of online surveys, including the possibility of Facebook polls, and explored the generic ballot question, which pollsters use to predict control of Congress.
Levy also hinted at an exciting new project for the Siena Research Institute and the first Poozer Politics poll is teased.
This is the second and final installment of a conversation with Dr. Don Levy, the director of the Siena Research Institute. We covered their miss in the Rochester mayoral race, the challenges of special election polls and a possible future of polling that doesn’t involve contacting voters at all. Continue reading “The Problems of Polling”
Dr. Don Levy, the director of the Siena Research Institute, talked with Poozer Politics about determining who is a likely voter, Carl Paladino’s bold election claims in 2010 and the future of polling. Continue reading “Are You a Likely Voter?”
There was not a lot of good news for Hillary Clinton in the Hudson Valley on Tuesday night.
A poll released by the Siena Research Institute on the 19th Congressional District was more notable (to me) for its top of the ticket surprise than its tight showing between Republican John Faso and Democrat Zephyr Teachout in the race to replace WAMC’s favorite Republican member of Congress. According to the poll, Donald Trump is winning the district by five percentage points, with 43 percent of voters going for him and only 38 percent for Clinton. Continue reading “NY-19 is Trump Country?”