Tag: Polls

When a Presidential Nominating Contest Isn’t a Contest

David Leonhardt, New York Times – March 9, 2015

The Democratic Party is on the cusp of a primary-election campaign unlike any in memory. It does not have an incumbent president running for re-election. It does not even have a sitting vice president with an easy path to the nomination. Yet the party may conduct one of the least competitive nominating contests in modern political history.

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My Bias Against Measuring Bias

Margie Omero, Huffington Post – January 26, 2015

The latest Washington Post/ABC News poll shows Hillary Clinton solidly besting her potential Republican opponents. It even suggests by two-to-one, she benefits from her status as the potential first woman President (although far more say it makes no difference). But can we trust voters’ own perceptions of their prejudices?

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Most Democrats Want Clinton to Run in 2016

Dalia Sussman, New York Times – February 26, 2014

More than 8 in 10 Democrats say they want Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016, showing a level of interest in her that no other potential candidates – Democrat or Republican – come close to matching among their party’s voters, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.

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