If John Kerry is confirmed as the next Secretary of State, there will be a special election in Massachusetts to fill his seat in the middle of 2013. Scott Brown could be one of the names put forward by the Republican Party as he has already served in the Senate and won a special election […]
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About Randy Brown
Randy Brown is a Director at Edison Research, and has been with the company since 2006. He oversees all aspects of data processing, tabulation and quality assurance for clients across the globe. Randy plays a key role in Edison’s work for the National Election Pool. For the NEP, Randy serves on the survey committee and helps design all exit poll questionnaires used throughout the country on Election Day. He is the head of Edison’s survey weighting team on Election Day, and is responsible for quality checks of all results before they are released to the public. Randy also manages Share of Ear™ , Edison Research’s quarterly study which measures all audio usage in the U.S.
Prior to joining Edison Research, Randy was a Project Manager for TMR, Inc., where he was responsible for data tabulations for a wide variety of projects.
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While winning Independent voters has long been characterized as the key to winning close elections, the self-reported “Moderate Independent” is possibly the sweet spot of the Swing Voter group. We thought this crucial voter group warranted a look at how they have voted and how they may have been swayed by some of the most […]
With the recent announcement from Democratic Senator Daniel Akaka that he will not run for re-election in 2012, speculation has focused on former two-term Republican governor Linda Lingle running for his seat. To get a sense of what chance she might have, we took a look at her favorability ratings in the exit poll that […]
At a recent event, Geoff Feinberg from GfK gave a presentation about Independents and how they were the crucial swing voters for the Republicans in 2010. During the question and answer period, Murray Edelman (a good friend of Edison’s) expressed his curiosity about independents who said they were moderate. Well, Murray, here is the information […]