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Decision 2017: (Special Election) Alabama U.S. Senate poll #2 – Republican runoff

For two decades, Jeff Sessions has represented Alabama in the United Senate Senate. Earlier this year, President Donald Trump chose Sessions to be Attorney General, and a special election is being called to fill his vacant seat. Both parties held their primaries on August 15. The Democrats have already decided on Doug Jones. The Republican […]

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Decision 2017: (Special Election) House District 77 Poll #2

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 […]

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JMC Analytics and Polling’s response to U.S. Senator Luther Strange’s campaign

Earlier this month, JMC Analytics and Polling independently polled both the Alabama GOP Senate primary and runoff (those polls can be seen here and here ). In an article in yesterday’s Washington Examiner, a lengthy memorandum written by Travis Smith from Senator Luther Strange’s campaign was released disputing the findings of two runoff polls conducted since […]

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Decision 2018: Arizona Republican U.S. Senate poll

The state of Arizona is a Republican state that has been (in fits and starts) trending Democratic starting with the 1992 Presidential election; since then, Democrats have been eyeing the state for potential flipping in Presidential years. While the state still voted for Donald Trump in last year’s Presidential elections, his 49-45% margin was a […]

Decision 2018: Nevada Republican U.S. Senate poll

The state of Nevada is one swing state that was a bright spot for Democrats last year: not only did Hillary Clinton carry the sate 48-46%, but Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto (by a 47-45% margin) was able to keep the seat of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Democratic hands. In addition to those […]

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

For two decades, Jeff Sessions has represented Alabama in the United Senate Senate. Earlier this year, President Donald Trump chose Sessions to be Attorney General, and a special election is being called to fill his vacant seat. Both parties held their primaries on August 15. Doug Jones won the Democratic primary outright, so a runoff […]

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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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