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Decision 2022 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s 11/7 US Senate scorecard (The road to 51)

Polls open across America in a few hours as this article is being published. More than 44 million early voted (372K did in Louisiana), and as this final scorecard is being written for the 2022 midterm election cycle, control of the Senate remains tight, but polling trends have demonstrably been moving in once direction since […]

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Decision 2022 – Day 5/7 of Early Voting (mail driven, “crawfish red” voter turnout)

Ever since early voting was established in Louisiana over 15 years ago, it has steadily become an accepted method of voting. The coronavirus pandemic added a twist to HOW people voted before Election Day, with mail in voting becoming a “third actor” in addition to in person early voting and traditional Election Day voting. Now […]

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Decision 2022 – Day 1 of Early Voting (Steady lines, and (maybe ?) high turnout)

Ever since early voting was established in Louisiana over 15 years ago, it has steadily become an accepted method of voting. The coronavirus pandemic added a nuance to the “accepted method of voting”, as mail in voting has seen a surge in popularity that has not returned to pre-2020 levels. So, what did the first […]

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Decision 2022 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s 10/23 US Senate scorecard (The road to 51)

America can now start to count down the 16 days until Election Day, as individual states are steadily coming online with early voting (early voting in Louisiana begins this Tuesday and lasts until November 1). We also have a steady volume of polling that we can use to make assessments on where races are heading […]

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Decision 2022 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s 10/2 US Senate scorecard (The road to 51)

America is now in the midst of election season and are therefore focusing on House, Senate, Governor’s, and other races that will be on the November 8 ballot. In fact, in several states, people are actually early voting in person  (November 8 in Louisiana is a PRIMARY day, although any candidate who receives at least […]

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Decision 2022 – JMC Analytics and Polling’s 9/16 US Senate scorecard (The road to 51)

Now that every state but Louisiana has held its primary (Louisiana’s primary is on the same day as the national general election on November 8), election season is officially underway. Before looking at House and/or Governors races, JMC wanted to “get current” with Senate race polling. Scorecard Criteria Publicly available polling data for all Senate […]

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Decision 2022: Alabama US Senate Republican runoff poll

Richard Shelby is Alabama’s senior U.S. Senator, and he has had a long (over a half century) career of public service, between the Alabama Senate, the U.S. House, and (since 1987) the U.S. Senate. He is choosing not to run for re-election this year. In the Republican race to succeed Senator Shelby, he has endorsed […]

Early Voting in Louisiana – are voters “mailing it in”? (May 2022 edition)

A generation ago, voting was an exercise conducted almost entirely on Election Day (although there was limited absentee voting allowed), and this tradition is one that has remained in Louisiana longer than in many states. That began to change in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina (and to some extent Hurricane Rita) in 2005, which caused […]

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Decision 2022/3 – March 2022 Louisiana Statewide Poll

The current political climate is challenging for incumbents, with repeated waves of the coronavirus pandemic (five so far) that only recently have ebbed. Plus, inflation has returned to an extent not seen since 40 years ago, and gas prices are still at record high (nominal) levels. Throw in foreign policy challenges in Afghanistan and the […]

Decision 2021: Constitutional Amendment Votes (State Senate)

Last weekend, Louisiana had four Constitutional Amendments up for a vote. The first one dealt with sales tax consolidation and failed 48-52%. The second one dealt with an income tax swap, and that one passed 54-46%. In Part Two of this analysis (the first part was published two days ago), a listing is attached of […]

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