Public Policy Polling http://wunc.org en Politics and Polling with Ken Rudin http://wunc.org/post/politics-and-polling-ken-rudin <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Former Baptist minister Mark Walker defeated Phil Berger Jr. in a runoff election for the 6<sup>th</sup> district Republican primary this week.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:56:43 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 39218 at http://wunc.org Politics and Polling with Ken Rudin Senate Ad Attacks Tillis on State's Education Spending http://wunc.org/post/senate-ad-attacks-tillis-states-education-spending <p>House Speaker Thom Tillis is the target of a new ad that criticizes the state legislature’s cuts to education.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate Majority PAC spent $800,000 on the ad in support of U.S. Senator Kay Hagan in her bid for re-election against her Republican rival. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:50:40 +0000 Reema Khrais 38206 at http://wunc.org Senate Ad Attacks Tillis on State's Education Spending Is North Carolina A Swing State? http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-swing-state <p>In 2008, Barack Obama won North Carolina, marking the first time the state went for the Democratic candidate in over 30 years. In fact, in the previous couple of elections, Republicans won with solid victories. George W Bush had double digit leads over Al Gore and John Kerry. So what happened in 2008, and can it be repeated? Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:12:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Shawn Wen 4125 at http://wunc.org Considering the Polls http://wunc.org/post/considering-polls <p>As the presidential election lingers only a week away, people all over the country are steadily watching the polls, but what exactly do polls do for the American audience? Do polls somehow change voters’ minds or inspire the once disinterested to vote? Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:02:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 4134 at http://wunc.org Public Policy Polling http://wunc.org/post/public-policy-polling <p>Raleigh's own <a href="http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/" target="_blank">Public Policy Polling</a> first established a reputation for accuracy in the 2008 presidential election, but they stay in news with their sense of humor. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:42:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 5086 at http://wunc.org Public Policy Polling