Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

The Marquette Law School poll showed Texas Senator Ted Cruz with a ten point lead in the Wisconsin primary. Three of the last four polls show Cruz leading in the Dairy State. Donald Trump is stuck at 30% while Cruz surged after the exit of Senator Marco Rubio from the race. Ohio Governor John Kasich […]

Waukesha Freeman 1/4/16 Page A6 Opinion Much said, little resolved on diversion issue MU poll did poor job of asking questions the right way There is good news and bad news in last week’s Marquette Law School Poll about the city of Waukesha’s quest for a diversion of Lake Michigan water. The good news is […]

Over at the MacIver Institute, I wrote about the latest Marquette University Law School poll’s results concerning expanding school choice statewide. They weren’t good. It was disappointing to read the results of the latest Marquette University Law School Poll regarding private school choice. The poll results showed 54% of the respondents opposed removing the caps […]

We’re conducting a new Wiggy poll based on the outcome of today’s Marquette University Law School Poll. We want to know what you thought was the best thing about the new poll. Not the stats, but the effects the poll had. We’ll run the poll through Saturday night and announce the poll results on Sunday. […]

Gravis Marketing decided to redo their poll after seeing the Marquette University Law School poll. (You can see the whole conversation leading up to the decision in the update on this blog post.) The new poll shows Governor Scott Walker beating Mary Burke 49.6% to 45.8%. Second Wisconsin Poll. Will be posted on website shortly. […]

Somebody call the Cap Times. The recent poll of Wisconsin voters by Gravis Marketing showing Mary Burke with a five point lead has been tossed into the shred bin. The team Gravis team has decided that we will redo the WI poll due to a skew in Milwaukee respondents. After reviewing the data — Gravis […]

Trick or treat!  Recent developments make one want to scream Waukesha Freeman Opinion Page A6 10/31/13 It’s Halloween time again. If you live in the city of Waukesha, tonight is trick or treat. Prepare for the invasion of little ones begging for candy. Make sure you give out the good stuff in case it’s my […]

One last word about Nate Silver, polling, etc. If someone disagreed with the outcome of Silver’s model or a recent poll, it does not mean they’re opposed to “math” or “science.” I’ve seen that criticism go unchallenged too often, including in the comments here. What was being criticized (incorrectly, as it turns out) was the […]

The Marquette Law School poll looks like it has a case of St Norbert’s disease. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds President Barack Obama leading former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney 51 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in Wisconsin. Five percent remain undecided or declined to state a preference, while 1 percent said […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Oct 25, 2012; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Things heating up in Wisconsin Kedzie beating part of toxic political atmosphere We’re now 12 days away from Election Day. If you had any doubts about the importance of Wisconsin in the election, you can erase them now. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida […]