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The Vanguard Democrats in MA are about 22% of the electorate and punched above their weight all season because of their intense anti Trump animus, which the media loved, but were surprised by the surge of the Democratic Big Middle. Read our December MassINC piece.
We've been tracking this since 2018 and, while it hasn't moved as of 3/16 we are keeping an eye on immigration attitudes.
Which is closer to your view about immigration policy?
Reduce LEGAL & ILLEGAL immigration
Reduce ILLEGAL not LEGAL immigration NS/DK
A gender vote refuses to consolidate for female candidates, even at home
Share of Women's vote in MA primary
Right choice to get out early
"Should Warren drop out if she loses the MA primary?"
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Strongly & Somewhat Agree 65%
Strongly& Somewhat Disagree 28%
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He didn't want to do it, the polls made him do it. Joe was hoping for Liz to leave as President or take her place in a D administration in 2020. He also knew that Ed was in a career countdown, even if Ed didn't, and he was willing to wait.
However, two polls in 2018 showing Ed at 26% against Healy and Moulton, also at 26%, meant that someone, literally anyone might beat Markey, think Liss-Rioden. If a low visibility contender started to climb in the polls it could draw the attention of a more serious contender, think Pressley. If elected they become Senior Senator, if Liz was gone, and a national figure if it was a woman, especially a black woman.
As for a rational, he should have just said it sooner, it's the times we live in, and after all, it was the family business.
Right Direction Wrong Track
In late Feurary Baker was locked in a fight for control of the party in the March primary, which he lost, and his favorability was 50%. By mid April, at the begining of the covid crisis, he shot to 72% among Republicans. Since then he has been sliding back to earth.
March 1. 2020 results Markey 55% Kennedy 45%
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“We haven’t seen anything. She remains a perfect political chalice, but it’s not clear what’s inside,” said Lou DiNatale, a veteran Massachusetts pollster tracking the Democratic gubernatorial primary between Healey and state Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz of Jamaica Plain. “People are looking for leadership. It’s got to be a combination of what she did — and what she’s going to do.”
Two months in, Maura Healey’s pitch for Mass. governor is light on the details.
By Matt Stout and Samantha J. Gross April 9, 2022
China’s international image remains broadly negative as views of the U.S. rebound
Most citizen's think it is more important for their nation to have strong economic ties with the U.S. than with China, except Singapore & New Zealand
Voters think they've abandoned it
The statement "Equality of opportunity is a fundamental American principle; equality of outcome is not" was tested in the very liberal state of Massachusetts by pollster Louis DiNatale who found that Massachusetts voters overall agreed.
7-in-10 Americans Now See Russia as an Enemy
70% of Americans now consider Russia an enemy of the United States, up from 41% in January.
April 5-8 2022 CBS/YouGov.
The state of the economy is clearly top of mind for most Americans, as 76% percent said that the economy should be a high priority for the country.
March 2022 Economist/YouGov
Only 11% of Americans believed the pandemic would get worse, compared to 31 percent who felt the same at the start of January.
Massachusetts Poll Archives
Climate Change continues to fail to grab the public's attention.
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No one knows their Sheriff's name, except in Bristol County and that could be a problem for him
4 22 N=970 Beacon Research
What Russians think of the war in Ukraine
independent Russian pollster April 18, 2022
50% definite support but he sees shock and anxiety across the entire group.
Americans’ View of Russia More Negative Than Ever Before
Biden Favorability average of all polls
Approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?
Some kids are not OK after 3 years of covid.
4 22 N=243 families raising children ages 6-26 years Parent Profession Advocacy League
Baker's favorability among DEMOCRATS is 78%
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A new poll from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows Perdue trailing Kemp by an astonishing 53-to-27 percent among likely voters in next month’s GOP primary.
Ukraine can win this war, NATO chief says; Finland and Sweden move to join military alliance. May 16 2022
The big picture
Biden’s approval ratings, worries about inflation and pure
exhaustion have Democrats bracing for potential losses
Massachusetts: right direction or wrong track?
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