Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Research & Data

Internet Polling: Welcome to the Future

Last year, we ran a project during the 2012 presidential election that successfully predicted that Barack Obama would win his bid for election over Mitt Romney. This year, we decided to see if we...

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Presidential Poll Tracker, Part 6: Election Day Wrap Up

Now that the campaigns have officially come to a close, and the election results are in, we finally have our moment of truth here at SurveyMonkey for how closely our polling data estimated the...

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Presidential Poll Tracker, Part 5: Swing State Analysis

Every four years, the presidential election places a handful of states in the national spotlight. These "battleground" or "swing" states--so called because no political party or candidate has secured overwhelming support from voters--are often...

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Presidential Poll Tracker, Part 4: Election Day Eve

UPDATE--11/6, 3:30AM PST As an addition to the data provided below, results from our presidential poll tracker from Monday, 11/5 indicates that Virginia has gone blue in all three of our models. Also, our raw...

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Presidential Poll Tracker, Part 3: Understanding Shifts in Voting Trends

One of the benefits of having a large daily sample of U.S. voters at our fingertips is that we are able to track voting trends. Daily events, news cycles, and yes, even natural disasters, all...

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Presidential Outcomes: SurveyMonkey and Voto Latino Gauge Voter Opinion in the Election’s Last Week

In the week left before the election, analysts around the country are working overtime to predict who will win this year’s presidential race. SurveyMonkey and Voto Latino joined forces to survey voters and get...

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Presidential Poll Tracker, Part 2

Last week, we unveiled a special project we've been working on--our effort to estimate voting preferences in the upcoming election. We reported that of the 810,477 likely voters who completed the survey, 47.1% planned on voting...

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