WPA wishes you the best this Thanksgiving

Although the partisan political grind might take up most of your year (and yes, we’re thankful for our clients and for a new Republican majority in Washington, D.C.), join us in pausing to reflect on our most basic rights and on the ones we love—those for which we must truly be thankful.  


WPA in the news; Midterm election media roundup

Over the past couple of weeks, WPA has been highlighted in the news again and again for our exceptionally accurate poll numbers and advanced analytical techniques used in high profile senate and gubernatorial races.  We are very proud of the work that we did for Senator-elect David Perdue (GA), Governor-elect Larry Hogan (MD) and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (TX) and are especially pleased that […]


WPA: The only pollster to get Georgia right

WPA is proud to say that our poll numbers were right all along. While other GOP pollsters struggled to produce accurate numbers and projections this cycle, we accurately predicted the outcomes of key races that we were involved in, notably the Georgia Senate race! “Some Republicans thought the Georgia Senate race was destined for a runoff until David Perdue’s pollster, […]


How David Perdue knew he would win; Shout-out to WPA Partner Chris Perkins

The piece below highlights how WPA Partner and principal pollster for the Perdue campaign, Chris Perkins, had the numbers right all along! And though the popular belief was that this race would go into a runoff, Chris was the only pollster to assert that David Perdue would win the Georgia Senate race on Election Night! WPA […]


WPA Saturday Media Roundup

Georgia Senate Race Fox & Friends (Video above): Senator Elect David Perdue gives a shout-out to WPA Partner Chris Perkins. Atlanta Journal Constitution:“Starved Of White Voters, Tuesday Night Was 2010 Redux For Democrats.” -Gives mention to WPA Partner Chris Perkins’s accuracy as Perdue’s principal pollster. Maryland Governor race FiveThirtyEight:  “Flying Blind Towards Hogan’s Upset Win In […]


2014 Election Interview

WPA CEO Chris Wilson sat down with Michael Carnuccio of Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs for his Sunday TV show.  Following are the notes from their conversation: Polls showed voters favored Republican control of Congress by a single percentage point. How did this actually play out on Tuesday?   Obviously it played out a lot better […]


WPA: The only pollster to get Maryland right

Below is courtesy of FiveThirtyEight. By HARRY ENTEN: Of all the upsets Tuesday night, one stands above the rest: Maryland governor. FiveThirtyEight’s gubernatorial model projected that Democrat Anthony Brown would defeat Republican Larry Hogan by 9.7 percentage points — Brown was a 94 percent favorite. In fact, Hogan beat Brown by 5 percentage points. Our […]



WPA INSIDER’S GUIDE TO WATCHING 2014 RETURNS It’s finally here.  So what do political junkies look to do while waiting for the polls to close?  Here’s a great Election Day playlist from Chris Cillizza who writes the indispensable political column, The Fix, at the Washington Post. When tonight comes, following is a chronological guide to some […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson appears on Fox News; Asserts that Dems will not hold the Senate on E Day

(TV appearance from 11/3/14) By Chris Wilson: Democrats have a right to be nervous.  Just about every indicator suggests that they’re in for a very bad day tomorrow. And the fact that so many top Dems are publicly nervous suggests that there’s no secret “turnout wave” coming from their vaunted voter contact and analytics tools. […]


WPA Political Brief: 5 Days to E Day

Today’s surf report… We’re less than a week from Election Day and things are looking really good for the Grand Old Party.  So now the conversation is shifting to what the definition of a “wave” is. The Left wants to set the bar high, so that a pick-up of a handful of House seats and […]


WPA Poll: Larry Hogan leads Anthony Brown by 5-points in the Maryland Governor race

Below is courtesy of The Weekly Standard. By Michael Warren: Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has a 5-point lead over Democrat Anthony Brown in a surprisingly close race in Maryland, according to a poll conducted on behalf of the Hogan campaign and obtained by THE WEEKLY STANDARD. The survey of more than 500 likely Maryland […]


WPA CEO Chris Wilson appears on MSNBC; gives analysis of Kansas and Kentucky Senate races

(TV appearance 10/30/14) WPA CEO Chris Wilson (@WilsonWPA) appeared on MSNBC to give his analysis of two Key U.S. Senate races, Kansas and Kentucky. Chris’s main point is that both of these campaigns have been run very differently. He notes that Senator Pat Robert’s campaign strategy hasn’t yielded  favorable results, while Senator Mitch McConnell’s successful […]

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