Assistant professor and director of Emerson Polling Spencer Kimball gives his perspective on this election race and polling indicators as compared to 2016 in a Bloomberg article, “Trump Bid to Repeat Poll-Defying 2016 Win Confronts Reality.”
We asked Emerson College Polling Project Manager Isabel Holloway ’19 how it would all work.
As the United States barrels through an extraordinary presidential campaign year, the Emerson College Polling staff has been steadily measuring public opinion on issues ranging from politics to public health and social justice, and news outlets across the country are taking note.
Emerson’s Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) has gathered together examples of faculty research, writing, artistic work, classroom projects, and media engagements around the impact of the coronavirus, police brutality, and social change. The work originates from nearly every department and institute on campus, and has continued through the summer.
In 1970, the President’s Commission on Campus Unrest concluded that the shootings at Kent State University occurred in “the most divisive time in America since the Civil War.” When asked about the current climate in America in 2020, 41 percent of Americans polled said the country is more divided now than in 1970.
A new Emerson College/Nexstar National Poll finds that while 70 percent of respondents are very worried or somewhat worried that they or an immediate family member may be infected with the novel coronavirus, a larger percentage of respondents reported being very concerned about their personal finances than their personal health.
Nearly 40 percent of Americans surveyed by Emerson Polling last month had no idea which film should win the Academy Award for Best Picture on Sunday, but among those who did, Joker came out on top.
Emerson students got to experience the highs and lows of the Iowa Caucus.
A leading polling analysis website, FiveThirtyEight, featured Emerson Polling data from New Hampshire (partially conducted after the January 14 debate) which showed Sanders ahead by 23 percent, Buttigieg at 18%, and more.
Emerson Polling is partnering with 7NEWS/WHDH, to provide the Boston TV station and its viewers with a series of polls on the 2020 presidential race in New Hampshire.