Why the U.K. election is closer than expected

Jun 5, 2017
Despite recent terror attacks, voting is still about Brexit leadership.
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at an election campaign event in Basildon, east of London, on June 1.

Majority of Americans feel 'forgotten' by government

Apr 26, 2017
Poll respondents are cynical about Washington politicians and distrust them.
A person in Detroit walks past the remains of the Packard Motor Car Co., which ceased production in the late 1950s.
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Economic anxiety has eased in the U.S., unless you're a millennial

Apr 24, 2017
People feel like they're on the "razor's edge" when it comes to health care, says Larry Rosin of Edison Research.
Millennials are now more anxious than they were in 2015, the first year of our poll.
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Blog: Founding conflicts, conflicting numbers

Jan 25, 2017
On our first episode of Make Me Smart, we asked you to tell us what you thought about the show, and you had lots to say about polls and presidents.
Protesters flood Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. 
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A pollster's take on a divided America

Nov 9, 2016
A guide to the exit poll data from Edison Research President Larry Rosin
 People enter a polling place at a high school in McLean, Virginia during the US presidential election on November 8, 2016.

Election year polls aren't just about the numbers

Nov 2, 2016
An election can provide advertising for lesser known universities and businesses.
The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has been tightening in crucial swing states as November 8 approaches
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Polling's 'spectacular disasters'

Sep 2, 2015
It takes a lot of money, and humans dialing phones, to get a quality survey.

Survey says: People don't trust pollsters anymore

Aug 27, 2014
As the way we use our phones changes, pollsters get left behind.

Is it time to rename the Common Core?

Aug 25, 2014
People like what's in the Common Core much better when it's not called "Common Core."