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Poll Hub goes behind poll numbers to explain how public opinion polling works, what surveys really show, and what the results actually mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll.

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Poll Hub goes behind poll numbers to explain how public opinion polling works, what surveys really show, and what the results actually mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll.

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Not a time waster.

By Thee Madam Bomb - Sep 21 2017
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Nice job of digging into polls, including those done by the producers, as well as those done by others. Nice to hear frank talk about polls and polling. Gets a little wonky at times but much better than just some surface gab about the numbers.

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
11
0
1
0
1

Not a time waster.

By Thee Madam Bomb - Sep 21 2017
Read more
Nice job of digging into polls, including those done by the producers, as well as those done by others. Nice to hear frank talk about polls and polling. Gets a little wonky at times but much better than just some surface gab about the numbers.
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Poll Hub

Latest release on Sep 11, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: What’s New?

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, we introduce the Marist Poll’s America Now: National Outlook Index. This simple measure assesses Americans’ views about their finances, health, and vision for the future. The baseline results are out, and we have all the details on this week’s episode. For even more information, head over to our website, maristpoll.marist.edu.

Then, science is central to understanding the COVID-19 pandemic, but do Americans trust medical doctors and scientists? Our friends at the Pew Research Center have a new analysis out. We pick up that topic and run with it on this week’s Poll Hub.

Don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

May 29 2020

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Rank #2: Finding a New Normal

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, we provide our in-depth analysis of our new national NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll. Are Americans concerned about a second coronavirus wave? When do they think daily life will get back to some sense of normal? We have the answers.

Then, it’s a highly controversial study out of Stanford University that received much media play and criticism. We share the latest developments in the controversy and our take on this week’s episode of Poll Hub.

Don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

May 22 2020

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Rank #3: At a Distance?

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, more Americans are foregoing social distancing to gather in small groups. What’s behind this change in public opinion? Are Americans ready to return to normal and, if so, under what conditions? We take a look at the latest poll numbers.

Then, one poll of the Lone Star state recently received a lot of attention and criticism. We tell you why on this week’s episode of our podcast, Poll Hub.

Don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

May 15 2020

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Rank #4: Senate Stakes

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, we turn to the U.S. Senate. Is there a viable pathway for the Democrats to regain control of the chamber? Which seats are the most competitive, and what is the potential effect of the top of the ballot on these contests? We’ll tell you.

Then, a new phase begins for the Class of 2020... under the most unusual of circumstances. We speak with Marist College graduating senior Jay Silver about his experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, how he’s preparing to tackle graduate school, and his advice for the Class of 2024.

Plus, we answer a little “fan mail!”

Don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

May 08 2020

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Rank #5: Capturing the COVID-19 Crisis

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, the COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves throughout the world. Where do Americans stand on re-opening the U.S. economy? How do they perceive President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis? Do they think their state governor is better skilled at managing the situation? And, what has the impact been on the 2020 presidential contest? We have the results of the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll.

And, the team takes a look at the recent crop of battleground state polls. What can we assess with six months left until Election Day? Hear our take.

Plus, Poll Hub’s number-one fan joins the discussion. You’re not going to want to miss this!

Don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

May 01 2020

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Rank #6: Campaigning in a Time of Crisis

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 is an election year. Our crackerjack team of politicos and pollsters takes a look at the electoral landscape and discusses where the presidential contest stands amid the coronavirus crisis. Is Donald Trump or Joe Biden perceived to have the upper hand in terms of how to handle the pandemic? Are the candidates viewed favorably among voters? And, will it come down to the pandemic or the economy come Election Day? We have all that and more on this week’s episode.

Then, Kathleen Weldon, Director of Data Operations and Communications at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, joins the team to discuss Roper’s project to preserve the data from COVID-19 public opinion polls.

And, don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

Apr 24 2020

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Rank #7: Head for the Exit (Polls)

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, Larry Rosin, President of Edison Research, joins the team. Rosin shares Edison Research’s analysis of the 2020 Democratic primary exit polls. What are the challenges facing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden? Where does he stand among those all-important independent voters, and which five battleground states are critical come the fall? We discuss all that and more. For Rosin’s full webinar on the topic, Portents for November: A Review of the Edison Research Democratic Primary Exit Polls, click here: https://www.edisonresearch.com/lunchtime-webinar-series-portents-for-november/

Plus, the polls are still being lambasted for 2016. Can we finally put this issue to rest? We try on this week’s episode of our podcast, Poll Hub.

And, don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

Apr 17 2020

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Rank #8: The Count

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver examined the data surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic with the goal of providing context to the number of cases being reported. Our Poll Hub team breaks down the analysis and explains why this research is so important.

And, the decennial census is upon us. We discuss challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents to accurately and fairly counting the U.S. population.

And, don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

Apr 09 2020

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Rank #9: Leadership in a Time of Crisis

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, President Donald’s Trump’s job approval rating has gone up in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss whether the boost will be long-lasting or a short-lived improvement. Plus, we take an in-depth look into the dramatic change in public opinion about the severity of the COVID-19 crisis.

And, don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

Apr 03 2020

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Rank #10: Americans’ Opinions about the COVID-19 Pandemic

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On this week’s episode of Poll Hub, we break down the latest national NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll results on the COVID-19 pandemic. Are Americans concerned about the spread of the virus in their local communities? Do they think the virus is a real threat or being blown out of proportion? From whom do they trust to receive information about the pandemic? We have the answers and look at who is driving those opinions.

Then, a look at the presidential contest in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And, don’t forget to check out our series of free, short online courses. It’s called The Marist Poll Academy.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of the Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at the Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

Mar 19 2020

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