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Cygnal Poll: Legislators’ Jobs Turned Upside Down by COVID-19, Polling & Technology Prove Invaluable for Advocacy Outreach

WASHINGTON D.C. – A survey of 325 state lawmakers and staff, conducted by the national survey research and polling firm Cygnal, shows that COVID-19 has had a big impact on the business of legislating. Despite the pandemic, however, the best way to capture a legislator’s attention is still through their constituents.  The nationwide Cygnal survey […]

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County Trends & Toplines

Below is a dashboard that tracks the difference in the margin between the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections. In the top left corner is a dropdown menu to filter the results by whichever state you would like to see. The top is a map and then all of the counties are plotted below showing the […]

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Republicans Raised 2 Billion Dollars in 2020. Where Did it Go? We Have the Details.

After years of being outpaced among individual donors, WinRed, a donation platform, was created as an answer to ActBlue Democratic's third-party processing site for donations . With the party completely on board, WinRed would process almost $2 billion for the 2020 cycle to federal races, on top of state and local candidates. Find out where the money went.

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Polling: the Panacea for Persuasion During a Pandemic

Think back to the end of the 2020 state legislative sessions. Legislative chambers across the country closed their doors as the pandemic spread. Some, like in Georgia, hit the pause button due to COVID-19 outbreaks among members then finished up in the summer. The public and lobbyists weren’t allowed in the building. It’s looking like […]

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Iowa voters would view Hart as an illegitimate congresswoman if installed by House: Poll

According to the survey, which was conducted for American Action Network by Republican polling firm Cygnal, 7-in-10 voters in the district say a dispute about election results should be decided by Iowa’s courts, while just 9% want the dispute decided by lawmakers in Washington. The poll includes two-thirds of voters who say they voted for […]

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Pa. Republicans’ ‘Summer of Toomey’ gives way to a political spring for gubernatorial and Senate hopefuls

“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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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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Cygnal Poll: Indiana Governor Holcomb Up 18 Points in Re-election Bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is cruising to an easy re-election, according to a poll conducted by Cygnal, a national polling and survey research firm. Cygnal’s poll shows Holcomb with a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Woody Myers, just days ahead of the November 3rd election.  “The unique circumstances of the 2016 gubernatorial […]

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Cygnal Poll: Tuberville Up 14 Points in Alabama Senate Race

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Entering the last full week before Election Day, a poll conducted by Cygnal, a national survey research and polling firm founded in Montgomery, shows Tommy Tuberville up 14 points on Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race.  “The 2017 special election was always sort of a fluke occurrence and Alabama voters are […]

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