Vox Populi Polling designs and fields surveys that uncover what is happening within the political and public policy landscape to deliver the results to the public.
Our goal is to understand the issues that are driving the American people and the public political discourse. The Pop Polling team is experienced at all levels of politics, from local to presidential elections. The team brings backgrounds in survey research, communications, advanced analytics, statistics, and political campaign management. Our team is committed to putting that knowledge and experience to work to provide the public with unique and timely insights on the American electorate.
Over the course of successive election cycles, our team has tested and refined a high-quality survey research methodology that limits respondent costs, better reaches difficult demographics, and safeguards the integrity of a representative sample. With Pop Polling, we will bring the knowledge and expertise our pollsters have been delivering to clients for decades to the public.
Vox Populi Polling conducts surveys for a wide variety of clients for private and public consumption. We provide the most accurate results through a combination of automated landline and mobile surveys.
To reach certain sample demographics and fulfill target quotas, Pop Polling employs a mixed-mode approach to surveys, which includes mobile and traditional landline phone completes. Though the exact proportion of each method changes depending on the target audience, a typical survey includes roughly 20% mobile completes. Mobile interviews help us fulfill quotas for hard to reach demographics. Landline calling is conducted using automated telephone surveys, with benefits including reduced costs, fielding time, and interviewer bias.
Vox Pop Polling employs stratified sampling to achieve an accurate, generalizable representation of opinion. We utilize this technique by dividing the entire population of interest into groups based on important characteristics (age, sex, region, etc.). We use listed sample for our landline interviews as a way to safeguard the integrity of our representative audience. A listed sample typically includes demographic and geographic information that can be employed during the analysis.
In order to identify target audiences, we utilize pre- and post-survey screens for registration status and voter history. These screens significantly improve how reflective the sample is to the actual voting population. Finally, Pop Polling weights survey results based on projected voter demographics. We do not weight on partisan affiliation or identification, helping reduce the risk of any bias during our analysis process.
Local Fans Don’t Find Redskins Name Offensive, Won’t Purchase New Team Merchandise
On the eve of the Redskins reporting to training camp, a new Vox Populi poll found that in the Washington, DC area 65 percent of NFL fans reject changing the team name. Among Redskins fans, that number rises to 77 percent. Of the NFL fans polled, 71 percent said the Redskins name is not offensive and 83 of the individuals who identified themselves as Redskins fans do not find it offensive. Further, 56 percent of those polled said that they would not purchase new merchandise if the Redskins were to change their name.
“It appears that Washington Redskins fans are standing behind owner Dan Snyder’s commitment to keep their team name,” said Vox Populi polling spokeswoman Lisa Boothe. “Despite calls from some to change the Redskins’ namesake, the vast majority of fans do not find the team name offensive. In another sign of support, the majority of Washington, DC fans would not purchase new team merchandise if the Redskins changed their name.”
The Vox Populi survey of 701 self-declared NFL fans was conducted July 20-21. All respondents live in either Washington, DC, the Commonwealth of Virginia within the Washington DMA, or in one of the following counties in the state of Maryland: Montgomery, Prince George’s, Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert.
For more information and to see the survey results, click here.
Vox Populi Poll Finds That Majority of Americans are Tuned in and Blaming Obama’s Policies, Concerned About Costs
Alexandria, VA – A new national Vox Populi Polling survey found that 86 percent of Americans are paying attention to media reports about the current immigration crisis surrounding the influx of unaccompanied minors from various Central America countries. The survey which was conducted from July 15th to the 16th found that a high number of voters find President Obama’s immigration policies to blame for the crisis. Additionally, Americans are concerned about the costs associated with individuals crossing the border.
· 47 percent of Americans are paying a lot of attention to the current immigration crisis and 39 percent are paying some attention.
· 38 percent of Americans believe we need to completely secure the border, refuse government services to illegal immigrants, and encourage undocumented immigrants to return to their home countries.
· In response to a question about President Obama’s $3.7 billion funding request, 53 percent of Americans believe we cannot afford to house and care for individuals who have crossed the border.
· 62 percent of Americans believe our weakness in enforcing immigration laws, our failure to secure the border, and passage of laws like the DREAM Act has encouraged the influx.
· 52 percent of Americans disagree with the statement that unwillingness on the part of Republicans to support President Obama and Congressional Democrats’ comprehensive immigration reform is to blame.