WisPolitics.com held its 2nd Annual Midwest Polling Summit online Oct. 8-9.

Panelists during Day 1 of the event discussed the latest polls and the top election issues moving voters. On Day 2, a panel of five examined key elements of the presidential horse race in the Midwest and the country.

The event was sponsored by the Outrider Foundation and AARP Wisconsin. UW-Madison was an event partner.

See below for video and WisPolitics.com coverage.


Polls discussed in video:

AARP: https://www.wispolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/AARP-State-Polls_-Wisconsin-follow-up-Report-c1.pdf
Pew: https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/2020/10/09/amid-campaign-turmoil-biden-holds-wide-leads-on-coronavirus-unifying-the-country/


WisPolitics.com coverage: Pollsters say Biden gaining ground among seniors, 2016 third-party voters

Day 1 panelists: 

Carroll Doherty – Pew Research Center’s director of political research
https://www.pewresearch.org/staff/carroll-doherty/
https://twitter.com/CarrollDoherty

 

 

Amy Levin – Benenson Strategy Group partner and AARP pollster
https://www.bsgco.com/amy-levin
https://twitter.com/amyrlevin

 



WisPolitics.com coverage: Experts see disappearing middle, ‘squished down’ third-party vote in 2020

Day 2 panelists:

Charles Franklin – director of the Marquette University Law School Poll
https://law.marquette.edu/faculty-and-staff-directory/detail/5754835
https://twitter.com/PollsAndVotes

 

 

Ray Block – associate professor in the Department of Political Science and the Department of African American Studies at Penn State, and author of “Losing Power: African Americans and Racial Polarization in Tennessee Politics”
https://polisci.la.psu.edu/people/rjb6233
https://twitter.com/rayblock1

Emily Swanson – director of public opinion research for The Associated Press
https://apnorc.org/emily-swanson/
https://twitter.com/el_swan

 

Sarah Simmons – managing director at Purple Strategies
https://purplestrategies.com/who-we-are/sarah-simmons/
https://twitter.com/simmonssas

 

Barry Burden – director, UW-Madison Elections Research Center
https://elections.wisc.edu/staff/burden-barry/
https://twitter.com/bcburden

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