[604 days to the 2020 general election]

The 59th presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020.

As there is increasing attention to the 2020 election it will be useful to keep in mind the following recent note circulated by Peter Hart with the NBC/WSJ poll.

“The political intelligentsia will spend much of their efforts dissecting the machinations of the candidates–this election, like all elections, comes back to the view of the voters. Start with the voters, stay there, and you will be in very good shape.” Continue reading “2020”

State of the Nation

*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.

63% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track while 28% say it is headed in the right direction. The wrong track number has grown by 7% since December when 56% said it was on the wrong track. [NBC/WSJ 1/23/19]

26% of Americans are satisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time. The dissatisfied rate is 72%. This is the lowest satisfaction rate and the highest dissatisfaction rate since November 2017. [Gallup] Continue reading “State of the Nation”