Monthly Archives: October 2015

Marty Tries to Use a Poll to Pull a Fast One October 27, 2015

Marty Tries to Use a Poll to Pull a Fast One October 27, 2015 My previous blog post identified an appalling lack of transparency in the reports of the polling conducted for Assemblywoman Toni Atkins. Bad stuff there. Not to be outdone, Senator Marty Block released his own internal campaign polling. He used the GaronHartYang Research Group for his polling. This is the same outfit that conducted an infamous Chargers poll a few months back. Block’s October 9 press release made no mention of it, trumpeting that his poll was conducted by the “NBC News/Wall Street Journal Pollster” insinuating it was a media poll rather than his campaign poll. Block’s release blares, “Poll Shows Block with Double Digit Lead in … Read more

Categories: Polls| San Diego

Atkins v. Block: How not to use polling data to make your point

Given the work Competitive Edge Research & Communication is involved in, it’s rare when I get to observe an election from the sidelines. This is the case with the Democrat vs. Democrat battle between incumbent State Senator Marty Block and challenger Assemblywoman Toni Atkins. Read more

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