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Decision 2017: (Special Election) Alabama U.S. Senate poll – Republican primary

For two decades, Jeff Sessions has represented Alabama in the United Senate Senate (interestingly, despite his long tenure, he is the state’s junior senator – his colleague Richard Shelby was elected in 1986). Earlier this year, President Donald Trump chose Sessions to be Attorney General, and a special election is being called to fill his […]

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Decision 2017: (Special Election) Treasurer’s race poll

For nearly two decades, John Kennedy (originally elected in 1999 as a Democrat, and almost a decade later he switched to the Republican Party) has served as Louisiana’s State Treasurer. He was recently (in the December 2016 runoff) elected to the U.S. Senate, and a special election is being called in October to fill this […]

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Decision 2017: (Special Election) House District 77 poll

House District 77 is located in western Saint Tammany Parish and includes Covington, Madisonville, and Folsom. This is a district whose political complexion and partisan representation were substantially changed by suburban growth over the last several decades (the district has grown an estimated 26% since 2010). The district map can be found here. Due to […]

Decision 2016: Did the pollsters get it right (or wrong)?

Now that the 2016 Presidential election cycle has concluded, there has been considerable discussion about whether pollsters as a whole “missed the boat” on predicting the Presidential race. Did they ? To evaluate, there are two aspects of the 2016 Presidential polls that JMC Analytics and Polling analyzed: (1) how well the polls predicted the […]

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Decision 2016 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s “No Tossups Allowed” Presidential/Senate scorecard

In 49 states, election season will be over tomorrow (Louisiana has several races which will go into a December 10 runoff). Now that JMC has incorporated all polling up to this afternoon, what does he think will happen with the Presidency and/or Senate ? PRESIDENT: Clinton 275, Trump 263             […]

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Decision 2016 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s “Swing State Tracker”

Given that there has been substantial movement in the polls this past week, what is REALLY happening with the Presidential race right now? Since this racet is not so much a national contest as it is 50 simultaneous state contests, where the race is or is heading in marginal states is critical for a proper analysis […]

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Decision 2016 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s November 4 Presidential scorecard

Introduction – How JMC Analytics and Polling calls a state (1) Safe Democratic/Clinton or safe Republican/Trump (dark blue/red) – If no polls have been conducted within the last 7 days for that state, a 2012 Obama (or Romney) percentage of 60% or above gets this rating. If polls have been conducted, a Clinton (or Trump) […]

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Decision 2016 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s October 30 Presidential scorecard

Introduction – How JMC Analytics and Polling calls a state (1) Safe Democratic/Clinton or safe Republican/Trump (dark blue/red) – If no polls have been conducted within the last 7 days for that state, a 2012 Obama (or Romney) percentage of 60% or above gets this rating. If polls have been conducted, a Clinton (or Trump) […]

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Decision 2016: Latest PSC (District 4) poll

JMC Analytics and Polling was commissioned by the Mike Francis campaign for Public Service Commissioner to poll both the Presidential and Public Service Commission District 4 race (PSC District 4 encompasses Southwest and Central Louisiana, and the map can be found here). The poll can be found here.

Decision 2016 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s Louisiana Presidential/US Senate Poll

JMC Analytics and Polling was recently commissioned by the Fleming campaign to poll Louisiana both for the Presidential and the (24 candidate) U.S. Senate race. Among its findings: 1.For the U.S. Senate race, five candidates once had a path to the runoff – now, four do; 2.On the Democratic side, Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell essentially has […]

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