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What the 2018 Midterm Elections Mean

Historic. That pretty much sums up the 2018 midterm elections. We crossed – and crushed – the 100 million votes barrier for a midterm, ending up somewhere in the realm of 114 million votes cast. As a percentage of registration, it may end up being the highest midterm turnout on record, approaching presidential turnout in […]

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Public Polling Deep-Dive in Georgia and Ohio

It’s always interesting to see where late-deciders break in an election or who else shows up. Looking at Georgia and Ohio, two states we polled ten days before the elections, something stood out to me. Both states had extremely close governor’s races in our polls (2.2 points in Georgia and .2 points in Ohio), and […]

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We Nailed Florida – Here’s 5 Takeaways

Despite the supernatural appearance of more and more ballots in two Florida counties, Cygnal’s poll from the week prior to the election has proven to be spot on. In the governor’s race we were just 0.1% off from the actual margin and only 2.2% off in the senate race, both well within the margin of […]

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2018 Midterm Elections: Spot-On Polling

It wasn’t quite a tsunami, but it was definitely a wave – especially in the US House. Statewide offices in several states we polled a week before the election, however, were a different story. (TL;DR We told you so! 😉) Links to full poll results: Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee Turnout in Florida, Georgia, […]

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Cygnal Poll: Ohio Governor Race Tied; Brown Dominates US Senate Ballot

MONTGOMERY, Ala.– With just five days until the midterm elections, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows the Ohio gubernatorial race tied headed into Tuesday. Ohio Governor hopefuls Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray are in a statistical tie. DeWine holds a slight lead over Cordray 43.4% – 43.2%. 3% of respondents prefer […]

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Cygnal Poll: Kemp Leads Abrams Headed into Final Days of Election

MONTGOMERY, Ala.– With just five days until the midterm elections, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows Republican Brian Kemp with a 2-point advantage over Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia’s Governor Race. The live telephone survey conducted October 28 – 30, shows Kemp leading Abrams 49% to 47%. 4% of respondents prefer […]

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Cygnal Poll: Florida Governor and US Senate Candidates in Dead-Heat

MONTGOMERY, Ala.– With midterm elections just six days away, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows the Florida races for Governor and U.S Senate are extremely tight headed into Tuesday. Florida Governor hopefuls Ron Desantis and Andrew Gillum are in a statistical tie. Desantis leads Gillum 47.3% – 46.7%. Less than 2% […]

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Cygnal Poll: Blackburn Leads Bredesen by Statistically-Significant Margin

MONTGOMERY, Ala.– With just six days until the midterm elections, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows Republican Marsha Blackburn with a 6-point advantage over Democrat Phil Bredesen in Tennessee’s US Senate race. The live telephone survey conducted October 26 – 27, with 497 likely general election voters, shows Blackburn leading Bredesen […]

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Cygnal Poll: Braun Holds Lead in US Senate Race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –With just seven days until election day, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows Republican Mike Braun with a 3-point advantage over incumbent Senator Joe Donnelly in Indiana’s US Senate race. “Despite Braun’s lower overall favorability, he stands to benefit from Republican voters hoping to send Democrats a message that they […]

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Cygnal Poll: Hawley Leads McCaskill Nearly At Margin of Error

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – With just seven days until the midterm elections, a poll by Cygnal, a national polling and research firm, shows Republican challenger Josh Hawley with a 3-point advantage over incumbent Senator Claire McCaskill in Missouri’s US Senate race. “People won’t find many surprises in the results of this poll; Hawley continues to lead and it […]

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