Recent Polls & Analysis


  • Blame for Shutdown Falls along Partisan Lines, But a Majority Disagrees with the Tea Party

    Blame for the federal government shutdown fell out on partisan lines; 43% blame Republicans, 31% blame President Obama and Democrats in Congress and 19% say both parties are at fault. The remaining 7% blame neither party or have no opinion. Democrats blame Republicans, Republicans blame Democrats and Independents are divided between blaming Republicans (35%), Obama and the Democrats (32%) and assigning blame to both (26%). The shutdown doesn’t appear to have hurt the GOP in Washington State beyond the partisan advantage Democrats already hold in the state, despite national coverage to the contrary. Read More

  • Dunn Leads Song in the King County Council District 9 Race

    As of October 23th, just one-in-five district voters (19%) have already cast their ballot for the November 5th election. Among those who have voted, Reagan Dunn leads Shari Song by a 40-20% margin in the race for County Council, while the remaining 40% say they don’t remember or voted for someone else. Read More

  • Moore Insight: Washington’s I-517 Looks to be on Shaky Ground

    With just over a week to go before the November 5th general election, Washington’s Initiative 517, which concerns the initiative and referendum process in the state, is opposed by a narrow margin. After hearing the ballot question, 33% of voters plan to or have already voted “yes,” while 40% plan to or have voted “no.” The remaining 27% are undecided or wouldn’t reveal their vote. Read More

  • WA Voters – Political Climate

    Voters are pessimistic about the direction of the state, with 31% describing things as headed in the right direction, but 56% say things are off on the wrong track. Expectantly, Republicans are widely pessimistic about the direction of the state (typical when state government is in the hands of the other party), while Democrats are optimistic. Independents are pessimistic today, though less so than Republicans. Read More

  • Pathway to Citizenship and Amnesty are Both Popular in Oregon

    Our recent survey of Oregon voters reveals wide support for a proposed law that allows illegal immigrants already in the Unites States, with no criminal record, to work toward citizenship, if these immigrants meet specific requirements: 1) apply for legal status; 2) learn English; 3) pay taxes and a penalty; 4) go to the back of the line and work toward citizenship. Read More

  • Jeff Merkley: Call Home!

    After more than four years in office, approximately half of Oregon’s voters have never heard of or have no opinion of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley; 22% say they have never heard of Merkley, while another 26% have no opinion of him. The remaining include 37% who have a favorable opinion and 14% who have an unfavorable opinion of the Senator. Read More

  • Who are Oregon’s Non-Affiliated Voters?

    Current voter registration statistics in Oregon show the percentage of voters not registering as a Democrat or Republican is at an all-time high - 30% of the state’s total voting population are not affiliated (23%) or registered with other parties (7%). With Democrats making up 39% of the electorate and Republicans just 31%, the impact of the “NA/other” vote is undeniable in Oregon politics today. Read More

  • Why Class Warfare is Working

    Over the years the familiar refrain from Republicans in response to various Democratic economic proposals has been that the Democrats are engaging in "class warfare," pitting Americans against each other based on economic standing. And Republicans have pretty much convinced themselves that Democrats' line of attack is not very effective and that most Americans see past it. Read More

  • Washington Voters - No Appetite for New Taxes, Spending

    Washington voters are in no mood for raising taxes, and at the same time they want their state government to hold the line on spending. In fact, when it comes to addressing Washington State’s budget challenges, voters prefer reducing spending instead of raising taxes, by significant margins. These are some of the key findings in the latest Moore Information survey of 400 voters in the Evergreen State. Read More

  • Survey of CA Latino Voters Reveals Opportunities and Challenges for Republicans

    GROW Elect, a political organization dedicated to electing Latino Republicans to office in California, and Moore Information, a prominent Republican polling firm based in Portland, Oregon, jointly released a survey today of registered Latino voters in ten California congressional districts expected to be competitive in the 2014 mid-term elections. Read More