What Were The Deciding Issues In The November Elections?

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:26pm
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Whether the “Blue Wave” actually happened on November 6 may be a matter of semantics. But Democrats did do very well in picking up more than 30 U.S. House seats, reclaiming a majority in that body.

What were the factors? How important was President Trump in influencing suburban women to vote for Democrats?

The co-hosts of the Pollsters podcast Kristen Soltis Anderson and Margie Omero were at ASU last week for a post-election analysis presented by the university’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. Anderson is the co-founder of Echelon Insights, and Omero is a principal at GBA Strategies and a Democratic pollster.

The Show spoke with them and started by asking Omero whether the big issue for voters across the country was President Trump, healthcare, immigration or something else.

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