Mayoral X-tabs

The cross tabulation of polling data often provides key insights into what's behind an electorate's thinking.  True political nerds love to digest such informational nuggets because of the potential for…

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Rahm’s leaving. Now what?

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s bombshell announcement yesterday that he would not seek re-election put an electric charge into the city’s political nervous system. It’s way too early to predict what…

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Preckwinkle’s Problems

Last week’s Illinois Manufacturers’ Association poll on the Cook County beverage tax indicated high discontent with the one-cent-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax. Does that resentment translate to political problems for the…

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Cook County Beverage Tax Poll

From August 3 through August 6, 2017, We Ask America Polls™ conducted a hybrid (part automated/part live interview) telephone poll measuring Cook County likely voters’ views on the recently implemented…

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Not persuaded

With a reported multi-million dollar ad campaign by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg designed to justify the Cook County sweetened beverage tax, surely a swing in public opinion must…

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Von Rauner Express

Here in Illinois there's been a lot of conjecture the last few days about who is truly the best Republican candidate to challenge the Bruce Rauner Juggernaut. Rauner--a mega-succesful businessman…

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IL Congressional

We Ask America Polls™ did a round of internal polls in targeted Illinois congressional races last night. This morning, it was decided to make them public since no group, campaign…

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IL & MI

[box type="info"] We continue our polls in Midwestern states today with our home base—Illinois—and races in Michigan. [/box] Illinois: Everything old is new again Governor Pat Quinn has made a…

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