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The director of the Marquette Law School Poll, Wisconsin’s pre-eminent public opinion expert, assesses the state’s electoral terrain, from Democratic gains in cities outside Madison and Milwaukee to the continued shift of white men without college degrees to the GOP.
Statewide and national polling operations are facing credibility challenges after another campaign season where most of them were wrong ahead of Election Day. But there is no empirical evidence that shows polls suppress votes and drive voter behavior, Charles Franklin said Wednesday.
The latest Marquette University Law School poll was in the field as news broke that President Donald Trump had tested positive for COVID-19. But his diagnosis didn't appear to sway voters' evaluations of his handling of the virus.
A pollster and two analysts discuss what voters can expect in the lead up to and on Nov. 3 during a panel moderated by Cap Times reporter Briana Reilly at the fourth annual Idea Fest.
Polling in Wisconsin was notoriously off in 2016, but there were only 70 polls here that year, and nearly 200 so far this year.
The latest Marquette University Law School poll comes in the wake of both parties' political conventions and the Kenosha police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man.
According to the poll, 47% of likely voters in the crucial swing state say they would back former Vice President Joe Biden and 43% would support Republican President Donald Trump.
Sandwiched in between Wisconsin's August primary and next week's Republican convention, organizers and observers recap the virtual DNC, originally set to take place in-person in Milwaukee.
The latest poll comes less than a week before the Democratic National Convention where former VP Joe Biden will officially accept his party's nomination.
The poll also logged a bigger move toward presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
The Marquette University Law School poll saw a more than 150% increase in its response rates as Wisconsinites faced stay-at-home orders during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The latest poll's results come as Wisconsin faces unprecedented unemployment numbers, which have risen sharply following state efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by shutting down some businesses or limiting services at others.
The latest Marquette University Law School poll, released Tuesday, found support for Gov. Tony Evers' "safer at home" order down since the last survey was released at the end of March.
The Marquette University Law School Poll shows little change in recent months.
Poll Director Charles Franklin called the findings "a good picture of what a close, toss-up, battleground state looks like."
Biden, who had a nine-point lead over Trump in August and a six-point advantage last month, is down by three points in the latest poll (44-47).
How will Democrats counter a Trump base that's already locked up?
The latest Marquette University Law School poll results were released Wednesday.
A pair of pollsters in two Midwestern states that broke for Trump in 2016 are taking different approaches in one key area of their surveys for the next presidential cycle.
Noted pollster Charles Franklin foresees a dead even starting point next year and beyond for statewide elections in Wisconsin between Democrats and Republicans.
From the right, left and center, all agree the Badger State could be a decider.
The finding is just one of many from the latest Marquette Law School Poll released Wednesday, which shows that Wisconsin voters otherwise largely support the major initiatives Evers proposed in his budget.
The poll also found Republican President Donald Trump's support in the state sliding since the fall amid a partial government shutdown.
Legislative Republicans show themselves eager to grab the baton of divisiveness.