IWV Polls

IWV is committed to proven results. In that vein, we have commissioned polls to give us a better understanding as to what voters are really concerned about. All of this information helps us to speak more effectively to our target audience and be sure we are really addressing the most important issues of the day.

 

Will Paul Ryan Eliminate Congress’ Exemption From ObamaCare If Elected Next House Speaker?

10/21/15

New Poll Shows 7 in 10 Want Congress To Live Under Same Law As Everyone Else

Public Supports Ending Congressional Exemption from ObamaCare

10/13/15

the polling company, inc./WomanTrend Nationwide Dual-Frame Survey on behalf of Independent Women's Voice 1,015 Adults (18+) 50% Landline/50% Cell Phone October 1-4, 2015

Strategy on ObamaCare repeal

09/12/15

President Obama says he will veto any legislation that amends or repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), his signature legislative achievement, either in whole or in part. But GOP congressional leaders in both House and Senate promised their colleagues that they would use a special parliamentary procedure called “reconciliation” to bypass a certain filibuster by Senate Democrats to put a full repeal bill on the president’s desk anyway.

IWV Releases New ObamaCare Poll

06/17/15

This national survey of 1,000 likely 2016 general election voters was conducted from May 19thto 22nd, 2015. All interviews were conducted online; survey invitations were distributed randomly within predetermined geographic units. These units were structured to correlate with actual voter turnout in a nationwide general election. This poll of 1,000 likely general election voters has an accuracy of +/- 3.1% at a 95% confidence interval.

King v. Burwell

03/02/15

In advance of the March 4th King v. Burwell hearing, Independent Women’s Voice (IWV) released the only comprehensive survey on Americans’ thoughts about the crucial Supreme Court case questioning the IRS and ObamaCare’s implementation in federal-exchange states. IWV commissioned Wilson Perkins Allen Research to survey 1,000 likely voters in all the potentially affected federal-exchange states plus Nevada and Colorado.

King v. Burwell

02/28/15

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Louisiana Senate Runoff

12/04/14

Louisiana Senate Runoff

A WPA poll of n=500 likely runoff voters conducted November 24-25, 2014 on behalf of Independent Women's Voice shows that Bill Cassidy is solidly ahead of Mary Landrieu even if she manages to substantially increase African American turnout.

 


Landrieu Trailing Cassidy by 25 and 24 Percentage Points

12/04/14

Ahead of Saturday's Louisiana Senate run-off, Independent Women's Voice releases two separate Louisiana Senate run-off polls, both showing a steep lead for Republican challenger Bill Cassidy (26 and 24 percentage points) over three-term incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu, signaling a defeat that could be the biggest landslide loss by any incumbent Democrat in the 2014 cycle. 



Louisiana Senate Runoff

12/02/14

Louisiana Senate Runoff

With less than two weeks until the U.S. Senate run-off election in Louisiana, the Republican wave will continue, as three-term incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu faces what could be the biggest landslide loss by any incumbent Democrat in the 2014 cycle.



The Affordable Care Act Will Impact Democratic Candidates in All Swing States this November

09/15/14

The Affordable Care Act Will Impact Democratic Candidates in All Swing States this November

New polling data released from Independent Women's Voice, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies among 1,000 likely voters in 43 congressional swing districts, is the most comprehensive survey yet on the likely electoral impact of the Affordable Care Act in swing states heading into the November elections.



MS Election Day Survey: Cochran’s Victory Relied on Democrats

06/25/14

MS Election Day Survey: Cochran’s Victory Relied on Democrats

Independent Women's Voice fielded a Mississippi election day survey of 500 voters and found that Senator Thad Cochran’s margin of victory over challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's Republican Senate runoff election was based on votes from Democrats and Independents.



MS Election Day Survey: Cochran's Victory Relied on Democrats

06/25/14

Senator Thad Cochran’s margin of victory over challenger Chris McDaniel in yesterday’s Mississippi Republican Senate runoff election was based on votes from Democrats and Independents, according to a same-day survey of 500 voters fielded by Independent Women’s Voice on Tuesday, throughout the day.  Among the 75% of survey respondents who said they “always” or “usually” vote Republican, Chris McDaniel defeated Cochran 52%-41%, with 7% refusing to say for whom they voted. Among those who said they “always” vote Republican, McDaniel defeated Cochran 59%-37%; among those who said they “usually” vote Republican, the vote was split at 46%-46%.

 


The Canary in the Coal Mine: Will Congress heed the warning on their Obamacare exemptions? • The Weekly Standard

09/23/13

The Canary in the Coal Mine: Will Congress heed the warning on their Obamacare exemptions? • The Weekly Standard

by Heather R. Higgins & William W. Pascoe III
as featured in the Weekly Standard

 

The poll data is clear and cuts across party lines: 92 percent of the public does not think it is right that Congress and their staff are letting the Obama administration exempt them from the costs of Obamacare. Yet it seems many in Congress still want to dismiss these findings in hopes that these sentiments won't translate into actual voter preferences.

 

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94% Oppose Special Treatment for Congress on ObamaCare

09/13/13

94% Oppose Special Treatment for Congress on ObamaCare

Overwhelmingly, 94 percent of voters consider it fair that the Congress be required to abide by the same law they passed for the country. Conversely, 92 percent of voters believe it is unfair that the Congress should be exempt from buying their insurance in the health exchanges.



Americans Open to Serious Entitlement Reform For Future Generations

04/15/13

Independent Women’s Voice (IWV), as part of its continuing effort to rigorously test what works and what doesn’t, commissioned Evolving Strategies (ES) to conduct innovative experimental research to determine what messages are most effective at increasing support for controlling government spending and the debt with swing-voters.



What Debt Message Works Best?

04/15/13

What Debt Message Works Best?

Many politicians favor talking about the debt in terms of stealing from our children. Others talk in terms of specific budget or pro-growth proposals to address the problem; freezing the budget, cut-cap-and-balance legislation and amendments, entitlement reforms, and pro-growth tax reforms. And still others speak about the debt in terms of free-market values vs. an over-grown and stultifying federal government, or in terms of our National Security should our creditors leverage our debt against us.



What Women Say They Want in Their Healthcare

07/10/12

The Affordable Care Act remains unpopular. The likely female voters in this survey say health care will be a key issue to them in the fall election, and the majority wants to see the Affordable Care Act repealed in whole or in part. The Repeal Pledge maintains its significance as key index for voters. Knowledge of the consequences of the ACA is shockingly low – and, as voter knowledge of its consequences increases, support for repeal increases even further.



Overwhelming Majority Of Women Believe There Is No “War On Women”

06/05/12

 

Today the controversial Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA) failed, 52-47, in the Democratic-controlled Senate during a procedural vote to combat the “wage gap.” Independent Women’s Voice (IWV) releases brand new research that tests the effectiveness and impact of messages related to the Paycheck Fairness Act and the “War on Women” narrative.



ObamaCare, Repeal Pledge Help Drive Deb Fischer's Victory

05/18/12

While many factors contribute to electoral successes, on thing is demonstrably clear through this survey – ObamaCare, Deb Fischer’s signing of the Repeal Pledge and its subsequent advertising was a driving force behind Fischer’s upset victory over John Bruning and Don Stenberg. 



What South Carolina Voters Want In a Nominee

11/23/11

A survey conducted by the Polling Company for Independent Women's Voice on Nov. 18-20 of 505 likely South Carolina GOP voters intending to participate in the primary showed voters with similar semtiments to what we cound in New Hampshire — They strongly oppose the elements of ObamaCare and believe strongly that America's entitlement programs are in need of reform.



What New Hampshire Voters Want In a Nominee

11/22/11

A survey conducted by the Polling Company for Independent Women's Voice on Nov. 18-20 of 500 likely New Hampshire GOP voters intending to participate in the primary showed voters in strong opposition to the the tenants of ObamaCare and strong support for reform of America's entitlement programs.



What Iowa Voters Want in a Nominee

11/21/11

A survey conducted by the Polling Company for Independent Women's Voice on Nov. 11-13 of Iowa GOP voters intending to participate in the caucus showed just four-in-10 (42%) of Iowa Republicans will "definitely" vote for their current candidate. No GOP hopeful has locked up more than 9% of Iowa caucus-goers.



Top Line Results from IWVs Iowa Statewide Poll

11/21/11

Top Line Results from IWVs Iowa Statewide Poll

View the top line results from IWV's Iowa statewide survey of 501 likely Republican primary voters



Health Care Polling Update

05/31/11

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010.  But many of the law's main provisions do not take effect until 2014.  In the meantime, how are Americans shaping opinions about the law?



Independent Women’s Voice releases comprehensive survey of the Independent Voter

09/20/10



Understanding Independents and Independent Women

09/13/10

Independent Women’s Voice commissioned Democratic pollster Douglas E. Schoen to conduct the most comprehensive survey of independent voters to date. Who are they? What motivates them?  You’ll be encouraged by the results.



IWV in the Health Care Fight

08/15/10

IWV in the Health Care Fight

We don't just talk--we take action.



Victory in Hawai’i

05/23/10

Hard work does pay off. In Hawai’i's first congressional district, not only did Charles Djou win, Ed Case came in third.  According to a study from GEB International, IWV’s ad helped draw support away from Mr. Case among Democrats, Republicans and Independents.



Independent Women’s Voice to Release Health Care Poll

03/20/10

Independent Women’s Voice to Release Health Care Poll

Independent Women and Dependent Democrats • In The Right

03/17/10

Independent Women and Dependent Democrats • In The Right

"A new poll commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice raises serious doubts about Axelrod’s claims."



Woman Trend Health Care Poll

03/15/10

IWV and the polling company™ Woman Trend Health Care Poll: 60% of voters in swing districts say start over or stop working on health care altogether.

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IWV and the polling company™/ Woman Trend Health Care Poll: 60% of voters in swing districts say start over or stop working on health care altogether

03/15/10



IWV Poll: Targeted Districts

03/15/10



IWV Poll of 35 Key Swing Districts

03/14/10

Independent Women’s Voice commissioned the polling company™, inc./WomanTrend to conduct a survey of 1,200 registered voters residing in 35 U.S. Congressional Districts.  Click below for more information:



Massachusetts Voters Undo Conventional Wisdom

01/26/10

The Independent Women’s Voice released a poll looking at Massachusetts voters’ attitudes in the Massachusetts senate election. The Massachusetts Special Election on January 19, 2010 upended “conventional wisdom” about “who can/might/should/ or will win” and how traditional voting blocs may cast their ballots in upcoming elections.