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Election 2020 | Polls

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.


Election 2020 | Polls

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.


Polls | Ralston Reports

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.






Government | Polls | Yucca Mountain

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.


Government | Polls

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?




Indy Explainers | Polls | Ralston Reports

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!”



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