Nearly two-thirds of Nevada Latinos favor Biden in presidential race, but Trump has gained ground
September 14th, 2020 - 2:00am
The poll shows a slight boost in support for Trump compared with a poll the group conducted a year earlier that pitted the president against a generic Democrat — a drop that Equis researchers attribute to people knowing little about Biden aside from his role as President Barack Obama’s second-in-command.
Indy 2020: Biden leads in Nevada poll; Democratic hopefuls prepare to return to the Silver State
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Poll: Biden holds significant lead over Warren, Sanders in Nevada; top issue is electing someone who can beat Trump
November 4th, 2019 - 1:00pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a 10 point lead over Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders among likely Democratic presidential caucusgoers in Nevada, buoyed by an intense focus on electing a candidate who can beat President Donald Trump, according to a new poll by The Nevada Independent released Monday.
Poll on Nevada Latino voters shows wide gender gap in support for Trump
August 28th, 2019 - 1:58pm
The poll was released Wednesday by Equis Labs, a firm that is launching an ongoing research project aimed at better understanding the Latino electorate. Leaders at the firm say that even though Latinos will make up the largest minority voter-eligible population in 2020, polls with small sample sizes or that treat Hispanic voters as a monolith are mischaracterizing them.
How The Indy will cover polls
August 29th, 2018 - 10:30am
What’s in a poll? That is the question we will be asking as the campaigns careen into this final two months or so. Many media outlets will publish polls based just on so-called “memos” that describe the results and are often tailored by campaigns or hyper-interested special interests.
The Independent Poll: Public support for school choice initiatives remains mixed
April 24th, 2018 - 8:16pm
Are Education Savings Accountss dead or alive? The answer largely depends on whom is elected to office, but a recent poll released by The Mellman Group shows split public support for the voucher-style program, although Southern Nevada residents were more open to it.
The Independent Poll: Sisolak, Laxalt far ahead in governor primaries; Dems lead in other statewide races
The Independent Poll: Energy Choice, higher renewable standard ballot questions overwhelmingly favored
The Independent Poll: Heller, Rosen neck and neck in U.S. Senate race though Rosen still largely unknown; majority disapprove of Trump
The Independent Poll: Full results and crosstabs
January 23rd, 2017 - 2:05am
Today’s poll on moving the capital to Las Vegas (70-21 against) is the last of our results from The Mellman Group, which will be conducting regular surveys for The Nevada Independent. Today, and at the end of every series of poll results, we will post the entire topline and crosstabs.
The Independent Poll: Voters overwhelmingly oppose moving state capital
January 23rd, 2017 - 2:00am
When Nevada Republican Party chairman Michael McDonald mistakenly called Las Vegas the “most entertaining capital city,” at the 2016 Republican National Convention, he set off a firestorm of Twitter ridicule from anyone who ever learned all their state capitals.
Precinct returns prove exit polls wrong on Latino vote
January 21st, 2017 - 11:19pm
Donald Trump’s win in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election caught many by surprise. To sort out how various demographic groups voted, close observers turned to the national exit poll by Edison Research, a staple of election night reporting and analysis. The exit poll dished up another shocker: It said Hillary Clinton picked up 66 percent of Latino votes, and Donald Trump earned 28 percent. What was so surprising about these figures?
The Independent Poll: Nevada voters overwhelmingly support death penalty
The Independent Poll: Voters narrowly favor repealing ACA, split on timeline
The Independent Poll: Yucca, stadium taxes unpopular with voters
The Indy Explains: Why we hired Mark Mellman to conduct The Independent Poll
January 18th, 2017 - 4:09pm
After we published our first Independent Poll by Mark Mellman, who has polled for many Democrats, Republican operative Logan Dobson posted this on Twitter: “This is your first of many reminders that the guy conducting surveys for The Nevada Independent is none other than Harry Reid's own pollster.” Dobson followed up his tweet casting aspersions on Mellman’s work, with this one: “a fact ‘not noted’ in the piece touting their first poll. I think it's a relevant fact!”