WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, and The MassINC Polling Group (MPG) are pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership through June 2016. The WBUR Poll will continue to cover the most pressing political issues of the day, bringing Massachusetts public opinion to the center of the conversation.
Governor Charlie Baker rolled out the findings and recommendations of his administration’s Opioid Addiction Working Group at a press conference on Monday. Recent polls on the issue suggest the administration’s approach will find an appreciative public.
Does the WBUR poll show that Bid 2.0 will pull higher levels of support? Possibly. But there are realities of polling to keep in mind before placing any bets.
A high-profile case highlights the threat of fabrication in survey research.
MPG’s research paper presented at the 2015 AAPOR Conference.
Plus, how we did predicting the outcome of the casino vote in Brockton, and previews of this year’s AAPOR Conference (spring break for polling nerds).
MBTA panel sheds little light on key issue
Plus, a local polling roundup, what Americans think about gay marriage, and an ode to the Census.
Plus, our newest Boston 2024 numbers, for WBUR.
Download the slides here.
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Plus a Groundbreaking Insider Exclusive Special Report on April Fools’ Day opinions, and monkeys.
Majorities strongly support many policies in response, including investing in public transit.
Official data point in every direction
Plus Israeli polling fail, bracketology, and FiveThirtyEight celebrates a milestone.
Two-thirds of commuter rails trains were late in February. The data shows it’s actually worse than it sounds.
Opposition now leads support slightly, a reversal from a month ago.
The results of our new MBTA poll for WBUR. Plus, tackling the problem of fabricated data in surveys.
Plus: Super Bowl data wrap-up; Obama approval uptick; early 2016 primary polling; vaccines, income inequality, education; and what does margin of error really mean, anyhow?
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