Americans really want to host the 2024 Olympics. They want it more than they have in the past. They want it more than other countries do. They want it more than almost any country ever has.
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.
MPG’s research paper presented at the 2015 AAPOR Conference.
MBTA panel sheds little light on key issue
Plus, our newest Boston 2024 numbers, for WBUR.
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Gubernatorial candidates reported $894,007 in contributions, and added just over half a million dollars of their own money into their campaign accounts.
Update: We have received confirmation that the favorable / unfavorable ratio is 59/24, resolving the earlier ambiguity. Posted April 5, 2014. There has been some disagreement and ambiguity concerning The Hill’s description of a DCCC poll of the Massachusetts 6th Congressional District’s Democratic Primary. Specifically, the description of Tierney’s favorables is ambiguous in the article. According […]
Though we will have a full roundup at the end of this month, here is what the gubernatorial candidates reported for March 1-15.
Meanwhile, more support than oppose full legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts.
Signals suggest Scott Brown announcing a Senate run in New Hampshire this afternoon amid upside down favorability ratings. But favorables and likeability aren’t everything—the 2012 Massachusetts Senate campaign showed us that.
Democrats Don Berwick and Juliette Kayyem have relied more on out of state contributions than have other candidates.
8:10 PM – Here’s the updated table and map with the 6 PM turnout. Polls are now closed, and we’ll update tomorrow with the final figures. 7:10 PM – The 6 PM update is in. By and large, a similar pattern is holding in terms of where turnout is relatively higher and lower. The only obvious aberration is […]
Opening the open checkbook.
Thank you to all who attended the event on big data and the future of journalism last night at District Hall. Thank you also to the sponsors who made the event possible and panelists who made the event excellent. Special thanks to Google, WBUR, and the Knight Foundation for their support. A few wrap up links. […]
All 351 cities and towns, ranked by their votes for Republicans.
Renews local, statewide polling partnership through mid-2014 WBUR and The MassINC Polling Group (MPG) will continue their polling relationship through June of 2014, they announced today. MPG will serve as WBUR’s pollster on elections and policy issues, and MPG President Steve Koczela will provide on-air analysis of Massachusetts politics. The continued partnership will begin with […]