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Americans Fear Big Government More Than Big Business

Posted Dec 31, 2013 at 8:31 AM by Maurice Berger

According to new poll by Gallup, 72% of Americans say "big government is a greater threat to the U.S. in the future than is big business or big labor, a record high in the nearly 50-year history of this question."

Romney, Paul Top Iowa Poll, With Santorum Coming On Strong

Posted Jan 02, 2012 at 1:28 AM by Maurice Berger

A survey from the highly respect--and often very accurate--Des Moines Register reports that Mitt Romney now leads with 24%, followed by Ron Paul at 22%, Rick Santorum at 15%, Newt Gingrich at 12%, Rick Perry at 11%, Michele Bachmann at 7%. The bog news may well be Santorum's surprisingly strong showing: "If the final two days of polling are considered separately, Santorum rises to second place, with 21%, pushing Paul to third, at 18%. Romney remains the same, at 24%."

Election 2012: Who's Ahead In The GOP Prsidential Primary?

Posted Sep 22, 2011 at 12:38 AM by Maurice Berger

A survey by Florida Times-Union/Insider Advantage in Florida reports that Rick Perry now leads Mitt Romney in the GOP presidential primary race by nine points, 29% to 20%. All other candidates are in the single digits.


Posted Oct 27, 2008 at 9:58 AM by Maurice Berger

Submissions are welcome for our Voices on the Ground page. Over the past month, we've had an amazing response from voters across the country. Be our eyes and ears in the week leading up to Election Day 2008. What's going on in your community, either in the campaign for president or statewide races? Are reporters and journalists missing trends in your state or community? Help us out in the close and highly contested battleground states: How do you think your state will vote on November 4th and why? Please check out Voices on the Ground page and submit texts, photos, photo-essays, and video (via YouTube) that will give our readers a sense of what's happening, across the United States, from the perspective that matters most: with voters on the ground.

Contribute Photos, Videos & Texts To VOICES ON THE GROUND

Posted Oct 17, 2008 at 8:33 AM by Maurice Berger

Our Voices on the Ground page has been up and running for a few weeks. Contributions have been amazing. PollTrack would like to hear your voice in Election 2008. What are you seeing or hearing on the ground? What political or cultural events, patterns, tremors, or trends in your state or town are the mainstream media missing (or ignoring)? Whether you are campaigning, registering voters, or casually observing, become our eyes and ears, and let us know. It's very easy to contribute through the submission form on the Voices tool bar. You may also send photographs and texts directly to

Video Series: "ReConstitution" on VOICES ON THE GROUND

Posted Oct 09, 2008 at 6:10 AM by Maurice Berger

While the political and electoral news today is no doubt distracting, Polltrack would like to turn your attention to ReConstitution, an exciting series of videos just up on Voices on the Ground. The videos were created by Sosolimited, a three man audio-visual ensemble. They have written software that analyzes the spoken words, gesticulations, and cadences of candidates throughout the presidential debates. Their videos are fascinating. Take a look.

VOICES ON THE GROUND: Send In Your Submissions!

Posted Oct 07, 2008 at 3:32 AM by Maurice Berger

Our new page, Voices on the Ground, has been up for a week. Voices tracks events and opinion on the ground, from snapshots and reports sent in by our readers and correspondents across the nation to homegrown political advertisements on YouTube. Check it out! We've received fascinating photographs, photo-essays, and texts about Election 2008. What are you seeing or hearing in your state or city? Let us know and become a part of Voices on the Ground.


Posted Sep 30, 2008 at 2:06 PM by Maurice Berger

Don't forget to check out our newest feature: Voices on the Ground. Voices is our public forum for observations and images (including photographs and YouTube content) about Election 2008. It's another way that PollTrack lives up to its motto of tracking the election from the ground up. Keep your eyes and ears open--and let us know what you see or hear in your community (or in your travels).