Market Research Council Webinar: Election 2020 & Covid-19

The 2020 US Presidential election is unique in that the campaign is being conducted in the middle of the largest pandemic ever to hit the United States and the world. 

  • What effect has this had-and what effect will it have- on the campaign and polls?
  • How have pollsters adapted and what are the implications for polling going forward through Election Day? 
  • How has COVID-19 affected President Trump’s reelection prospects? 
  • How is his handling of the crisis viewed?

The Market Research Council is hosting a webinar with three renowned public opinion researchers deeply involved in polling the election will discuss these and other salient issues:

Clifford Young, PhD, President, US Public Affairs, IPSOS

Lee Miringoff, PhD, Director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion and Assistant Professor of Political Science, Marist College

Joe Lenski, co-founder and Executive Vice President of Edison Research

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Speakers :

  • Clifford Young, President, US, Public Affairs

    Cliff Young is President of Ipsos Public Affairs in the United States, and also leads Ipsos global election and political polling risk practice. His research specialties include social and public opinion trends, crisis management, corporate and institution reputation, and election polling. Cliff is considered an expert on polling in emerging markets, as well as polling in adverse and hostile conditions, and has polled on over 100 elections around the world. Cliff earned his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and did his graduate work at the University of Chicago (MA and PhD). He trained in survey sampling at the University of Michigan and in political psychology at Stanford. Cliff is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS and an instructor at both Columbia University SIPA and University of São Paulo where he teaches courses on public opinion and election forecasting.