Tagged: polls

Campaign 2012: The Rick Perry surge

Texas Gov. Rick Perry continues to lead in the polls since entering the GOP field of presidential candidates. Boston University social science professor Tom Whalen, an expert in American politics and the American presidency, gives his view on what Perry’s surge means: “I think the Perry surge is more about Mitt Romney dropping the ball […]

Campaign 2012: Tobe Berkovitz on polls

In today’s installment of our “Campaign 2012” series, Tobe Berkovitz, an associate professor of advertising at Boston University’s College of Communication, gives his analysis on whether or not people should be paying attention to polls at this time. Contact Tobe at 617-353-7742, tobetv@bu.edu, Twitter: @tobetv

Campaign 2012: Is it too early to start paying attention to polls?

With a new political poll coming out every day, we decided to ask some of our “Campaign 2012” experts if people should pay attention to polls at this stage of the election cycle. Cornelius Hurley, director of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy at Boston University’s School of Law, gives his view in the […]

Latest Washington Post/ABC News poll: Obama, Romney tied

The latest Washington Post/ABC News poll shows former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney leading all GOP contenders for the nomination in 2012. Romney is in a dead heat with President Obama with each showing 47%. Those surveyed in the poll gave President Obama low marks for his handling of the economy and the deficit. Boston University […]