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200427 Hour 2 - Dan with David Flaherty, Magellan Strategies on whether Coloradans are ready to re-open

Dan Caplis

35mins

28 Apr 2020

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200116 Hour 2 - Dan takes calls on Senate impeachment trial, David Flaherty joins in

Dan Caplis

Our favorite Uber driver, Josh from Fort Collins, calls in to try and have Dan convert his father from Democrat to Republican - with mixed results. David Flaherty of Magellan Strategies checks in with the latest polling data on Cory Gardner in the U.S. Senate race, where the incumbent Republican is outperforming President Trump in favorability statewide.

35mins

17 Jan 2020

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191105 Hour 1 - Dan with David Flaherty, Magellan Strategies on Election Day Props CC & DD

Dan Caplis

Dan discusses President Trump's rally in Lexington, Kentucky on Monday night, highlighting a pro-life theme trumpeted for supporters. David Flaherty of Magellan Strategies joins the conversation on Election Day to discuss voter turnout by party - and the potential fate for both Proposal CC and Proposal DD.

35mins

6 Nov 2019

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David Flaherty P2: How to Conduct & Effectively Use Polls

Political Trade Secrets: Winning Campaigns | Elections | Politics

This week we continue our conversation with Republican pollster, David Flaherty, in Part 2 of our Polling 101 series.   In Part 2, we go further in depth on polling and survey research and how it can help you win your election.  We discuss what a good polling plan looks like and the important work that is required of the campaign in order to get the best results from your benchmark poll. We then go into the 2016 Presidential Election and specifically the challenges facing pollsters trying to measure support for 16 different candidates. David then gives his advice on how people should evaluate and how the media should report on the public polls in the presidential election.   David Flaherty has nearly 25 years of experience working with data and voter files and is known as an expert in mapping technology and redistricting. As a pollster, this deep background in demographics and data helps Magellan Strategies get more accurate results in their research.   David spent 14 years in Washington, DC working for the Republican National Committee, the US House of Representatives and Americans for Prosperity. In 2006, David moved to Colorado where he started Magellan Strategies. Get the Polling 101 Presentation Slides and check out the Show Notes at www.PoliticalTradeSecrets.com

39mins

31 Aug 2015

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David Flaherty P1: Pollster Lays Out How Polling Works

Political Trade Secrets: Winning Campaigns | Elections | Politics

This week, we present Part 1 of our Polling 101 series with Republican Pollster, David Flaherty, President of Magellan Strategies. In Part 1, David Flaherty lays out everything you could possibly want to know about how polls are conducted, how to effectively use them, and what can be done to meet the challenges facing pollsters over the next decade. We talk about why so many polls recently have been wrong, including the recent British elections, the Greek Referendum, and former Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprise defeat. David Flaherty has nearly 25 years of experience working with data, voter files, mapping technology, and in the redistricting process. As a pollster, this deep knowledge of data, is a real asset when it comes to understanding a population that you are trying to survey.  David spent 14 years in Washington, DC working for organizations like the Republican National Committee, the US House of Representatives, and Americans for Prosperity. In 2006, David moved to Colorado and started Magellan Strategies. David and his team provide survey research, predictive data modeling, and voter data analysis services to political and public affairs clients. Get more details on the show notes at www.PoliticalTradeSecrets.com

47mins

27 Aug 2015