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To Trump,’the Polls that Matter’ point to victory, The rest are ‘fake.’

The amount of polling from Mr. Fabrizio and Mr. McLaughlin has dwindled in recent weeks. Instead, Mr. Stepien quietly hired another pollster, Bill Skelly, who helped create the Republican National Committee’s complex modeling for voter turnout scenarios and who is conducting data analysis for the camp, and Brock McCleary, who has worked with clients who […]

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Poll shows Holcomb with comfortable lead in Indiana governor race

“Indiana voters are slightly more concerned about Covid’s public health impact than the economic effects — a reminder that voters in conservative states are still very conscious of the public health dangers that the virus poses,” Chris Kratzer, vice president of research and analysis at Cygnal, said in a prepared statement.  by Chris Sikich | Indianapolis […]

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Are the Polls still making the same mistake all over again?

Brock McCleary, president of Harper Polling, recently told Roll Call that voter behavior will get more mysterious. Pollsters typically model turnout using statistical methods to estimate who will be a likely voter, he explained, but that gets more difficult in a pandemic as states shake up voting methods to prevent the virus’ spread. “Is it going to […]

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Presidential Candidates’ Microphones to Be Muted in Parts of Final Debate

Mr. Trump made the preliminary remarks on Monday throughout about 30 minutes he spent speaking with marketing campaign staffers. Mr. Stepien and pollster Brock McCleary additionally spoke on the decision. Presidential Candidates’ Microphones to Be Muted in Parts of Final Debate by Michael C. Bender and Catherine Lucey |The Wall Street Journal | October 20, 2020

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Furious Trump tells staff he’s ahead, denies campaign strain, says ‘Fauci’s a disaster’

“I’m skeptical of the idea that if Biden were to prevail that somehow that would trigger a reimagining of the Republican Party in the aftermath,” said Brock McCleary, a Harrisburg-based pollster whose political practice specializes in working for GOP campaigns and candidates.

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Trump was unsure of victory until recently, he tells staff

“I’m skeptical of the idea that if Biden were to prevail that somehow that would trigger a reimagining of the Republican Party in the aftermath,” said Brock McCleary, a Harrisburg-based pollster whose political practice specializes in working for GOP campaigns and candidates.

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Doug Jones’ opposition to Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination doesn’t sit well in Alabama

“I believe Sen. Jones is motivated primarily by his dislike of Trump as well as his partisan driven — and mistaken — view that Judge Barrett is fundamentally unqualified simply because the proceedings are happening right before the November election,” Mr. Kratzer said. A more sensible approach, politically, would have been at least to signal an open mind or […]

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Could Pennsylvania be the deciding factor in this year’s election? Experts weigh in.

McCleary is Vice President of Cygnal, a republican polling and research firm  “Y’know, Biden is presently leading,” McCleary said.  But he also said that lead is narrowing, and both sides continue to fight for the State’s all important 20 electoral votes.  Joe Biden spending $15 million in television advertising in Pennsylvania from the beginning of […]

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After what happened in 2016, should you believe 2020 polls?

“A lot of lower-educated voters showed up because of the populism of Trump,” said Brock McCleary, a Republican pollster who conducts the Civitas Poll for the conservative-leaning Civitas Institute in Raleigh. Republican pollster McCleary said he’ll be asking parents of school-age children whether frustrations related to this “experiment with learning” will perhaps drive more of […]

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NH Primary Source: Mowers internal poll shows him in strong position early in GOP primary contest

Republican 1st District U.S. House candidate Matt Mowers’ campaign has been conducting polling, and while it’s being challenged as an illegal push poll by an activist supporting Mowers’ Republican primary opponent, the results show him in a strong early position in the primary race. Early in the poll, conducted by Harper Polling, participants are asked straight […]

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