Market Research Council: Election Q+A

The 2020 US Presidential election was unique with extensive use of mail-in-voting in this Covid-19 period. The results are in and being finalized with Joe Biden the apparent winner.

Join Ipsos’ Clifford Young and a seasoned panel of experts for the MRC’s next webinar, as they look back at the election polling and answer your questions live!

  • What effect did mail-in-voting have on the election and polls?
  • Why have the polls in 2020 significantly under-estimated the vote for Donald Trump?
  • How did Donald Trump’s performance change geographically and demographically from 2016 -2020?
  • How well were “down ballot” results estimated in the polls?
  • What is the likely outcome of the two Senate run offs in Georgia?

To register now, please visit the MRC website.

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.

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