How Trump Can Solidify a New Majority Coalition
As we enter the first week of 2017, it’s important to put aside some of the myths from 2016 and look at what’s really at stake in the new year for President-elect Donald Trump and the nation.
The results from ...
Hillary’s Woman Problem: Most Women Don’t Like Her
Steven Shepard of Politico wrote an important article last week about Donald Trump’s “rock bottom” ratings with women. And his low standing with women has certainly become a much-discussed topic among pundits analyzing the Donald Trump candidacy.
An overlooked ...
Sanders Up, Hillary Down, and Trump Strong in Latest Poll
The results of our just-completed national poll of 1,000 likely voters, including a sample of 422 Republican-primary voters and 454 Democratic-primary voters, conducted February 11–17, shows that this election year will be one like no other — it’s very clear that reality TV has ...
New Poll Results: Contra the Mainstream Media, There Is No Hillary Surge among Voters
Since our last national poll, there have been several big news stories that the mainstream media want you to believe have had a significant impact on voter opinion. To recap:
Vice President Biden decided not to run for president.
For a Win in 2016, Depict Hillary as Obama’s Third Term
Our most recent national survey, which was completed between June 18 and June 22 among 1,008 likely 2016 presidential voters, is showing some rather early but complex trends that could transform the Obama years into a new political era.
The Democrats for the second ...
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, the trends are moving towards Republicans, but the race is not done.
In our recently completed national survey of 1,020 likely voters, the Republicans hold a slight lead among all voters ...
Is the Midterm Tsunami on Its Way?
For months pundits have speculated about the potential for a six-year backlash against the incumbent president in this fall’s midterms, similar to 2006 and 1986. Or will it be a wash like 1998 and flatten into a mere ripple?
In 1994, we saw ...
Obamacare Can’t Be the GOP’s 2014 Silver Bullet
We completed our most recent monthly McLaughlinOnline.com National Survey on February 13. In that poll of 1,000 likely voters, President Obama had a net negative job approval: 44 percent of voters approve and 54 percent disapprove. In almost all our recent polls since ...
Polls Predict a Tightening Presidential Race
The results from our latest national survey completed on May 16 shows that the de facto end of the Republican presidential nomination and the continuation of Hillary Clinton’s pyrrhic victory over Bernie Sanders are signaling some important cross currents within ...
The Election Paradox: Trump’s to Lose
Regarding the presidential race, although there are many national polls showing pretty much the same numerical results, it’s the analysis that counts. Our analysis of our just-completed national survey shows that there’s only one person who can beat ...
The latest results from our national survey of 1,007 likely voters conducted between Thursday, January 14, and Monday, January 18, shows that the voters are very upset and quite unhappy, and they want change. At the top of their respective primaries remain Donald ...
New Poll Exposes Undecided Voters’ Deep Dissatisfaction with the Obama Agenda
The results of our most recent national monthly omnibus poll show some important trends:
Two thirds of all voters, 64 percent, still say the country is on the wrong track. Only 28 percent say it’s headed in the right direction.
As of just after midnight Tuesday night, Republicans had already gained a net seven Senate seats and control of the chamber, with Virginia likely going to a recount, Alaska pending, and a probable runoff win in Louisiana. Already it seems ...
Back in May we conjectured about a “midterm tsunami,” and this month, just over two months from Election Day, the results of our 2014 Monthly McLaughlin Online National Poll still leave us wondering.
Since January, many of the opinions held by ...
The Political Need for an Obamacare Alternative
As Republicans discuss the policy alternative to replace Obamacare, the political benefits are clear and decisive.
Our April national poll of 1,000 likely voters showed the same majority job disapproval for the president, 47 percent approval to 52 percent disapproval, similar to the ...
There’s an important story in the Democratic primaries that the mainstream media either are missing or don’t want to report: In open Democratic primaries, the most supportive political segments for Barack Obama have been Republicans and conservatives.