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Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens?

Think Bicycle Commuters Are Good Citizens? You’re Probably A Democrat as Appeared in the Huffington Post

The Trouble with Republican Polling

The Trouble with Republican Polling as appeared in Howey Politics.  

Virginia Governor’s race 2013 – surprises

The governor’s race in Virginia was much closer than polls projected it would be and I expected it to be.  Particularly surprising is how well Ken Cuccinelli did considering the 2013 electorate was significantly less white (72% vs 78%), less white evangelical (27% vs 34%), more educated (61% college vs 54% college) and less Republican […]

The real innovation of the Obama campaign

Washington Post reporter Dan Balz’s new book, Collision: 2012, will soon be released and the Post has been running excerpts, including this one today that revisits the Obama data and analytics advantage from 2012 .   The Obama campaign has been held up, studied, and envied most for their unprecedented use of analytics, technology, and data […]

Statistics on Mothers in the 113th Congress

We checked with the reliable sources, like Rutgers University Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and the Congressional Research Service, but we weren’t able to find any statistics on how many women in the 113th Congress were first elected to Congress when their kids were under age 18, over age 18, or whether they […]

Women, especially Republican women, face barriers to getting elected

A majority of Americans would like to see men and women equally represented in the U.S. Congress.  However, women – especially Republican women — face significant hurdles getting there.  We’ve got a new article up on the Huffington Post outlining them. Why Bother Electing Women?

April Indiana Statewide Findings for Howey Politics IN

  On April 5th Senator Joe Donnelly announced his support for gay marriage and since then I’ve been interested to see how this would poll for him. Of course, since he is not up for re-election until 2018, polling on this now is pretty much an academic exercise.  And with the rapid pace of change […]

Universal Preschool and the Republican reaction

President Obama wants the federal government to provide access to preschool for all 4 year olds.  On the importance of preschool and early education for everyone, I completely agree with the President’s goal (but not its execution).  In addition to the volume of research on the subject, as a volunteer in my daughter’s school, I […]

How will the Conservative Victory Project Define Unelectable?

February, 5, 2013 In an attempt to prevent the Todd Akins and Christine O’Donnells of the world from winning Republican primaries, American Crossroads PAC has announced the Conservative Victory Project which will provide money and support to try to end the disturbing trend of Republicans nominating unelectable candidates who crash and burn in the general […]

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

We believe in the power of the individual and we believe in giving back. We are also big time animal lovers and while we support many causes that help people and animals, we have chosen one cause to dedicate 10% of our company profits to in 2013 and that is the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. […]

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