Leading Arizona Business Owner And Retired Judge Challenge Proposition 208. Lawsuit Insists The Tax Hike Violates the Arizona Constitution On Multiple Fronts

(SCOTTSDALE, AZ.) Litigation has been filed challenging the largest income tax hike in Arizona history. The lawsuit was filed by Scottsdale’s Rose Law Group on behalf of Ann Siner, CEO and Founder of My Sister’s Closet, and retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Buttrick. The litigation was filed after the vote was canvassed. The lawsuit does not challenge the … Read More

Tammy Caputi: Thank You Scottsdale

The final results of the general election are now complete, and I am thrilled with the results; I have solidly won a seat on city council! We never let up after the primary, working even harder to win this race. I moved ahead with my positive, forward-thinking message and it was all worth it. I couldn’t have done it without … Read More

Public Opinion: A Brief Review of 2020 Ticket-Splitting

While there are numerous examples of ticket-splitting between Presidential preference and Congressional preference, our election night poll shows that fully 91% of voters voted a straight ticket. That’s the highest percent in at least twenty years. Why is that important? Considering the fact that President Trump ran significantly better than most observers expected, the straight-ticket voting resulted in the President … Read More

Key Findings: Public Opinion Strategies Election Night Surveys

A First Look At What Happened Yesterday  Public Opinion Strategies completed N=1600 interviews last night with 2020 voters. There is a lot more to learn and say about this election, but, here are five initial key takeaways from this work: President Trump won the 30% who voted on Election Day by 26 points (59% for Trump/33% for Biden). Late deciders … Read More

BREAKING: In Arizona, Presidential and U.S. Races Still Tight Two Weeks Out From Election Day

Phoenix, AZ (October 20, 2020) Data Orbital is pleased to announce the results of its latest statewide, live-caller survey of likely general election voters. The survey was conducted from October 16 – 18, 2020. As we have tracked consistently all cycle, President Trump remains behind Vice President Biden. 41.9% of likely voters selected President Trump, 47.1% of voters selected Vice President … Read More

Data Orbital BREAKING: In AZ, U.S. Senate Race Tightens and President Trump Down 4.5%

Phoenix, AZ (October 7, 2020) Data Orbital is pleased to announce the results of its latest statewide, live caller survey of likely general election voters. The survey was conducted from October 3 – 5, 2020. This is the first Arizona survey released that was fully conducted after the first Presidential debate and the President’s COVID diagnosis. As we have tracked consistently all … Read More

Smart and Safe Arizona: New Poll Shows Prop 207 to Legalize Marijuana in Arizona Ahead 57% To 38% in Statewide Survey

(PHOENIX) A statewide poll of 800 likely voters shows continued strong support for Prop 207, the Smart and Safe Arizona Act to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona. A full 57% of voters support Prop 207 while 38% oppose it, almost identical to the measure’s support in early August (57-37%). In contrast to some recent public polling, this survey presented voters … Read More

OH Predictive: Kelly Rebounds, McSally Treads Water Kelly Leading McSally by 10 in the Grand Canyon State

PHOENIX (September 16th, 2020)- Former Astronaut Mark Kelly opened up a 10-point lead on Sen. Martha McSally in one of the most expensive and closely watched Senate races in the nation. According to a recent survey by OH Predictive Insights, Kelly earned the support of 52 percent of likely voters in an effort to finish the final two years of the late-Sen. John McCain’s term. In comparison, incumbent-Republican Martha McSally sits at 42 percent.

OH Predictive: Biden Extends Lead in Arizona

Former Vice President Outspending Trump 10:1 on Arizona Airwaves PHOENIX (September 14th, 2020)- After a summer of improving numbers for Donald Trump, the President once again faces daunting odds in Arizona. According to the most recent Arizona Public Opinion Pulse (AZPOP), Trump’s support has fallen to 42%, and former Vice President Joe Biden has risen to 52%. Biden’s 10-point lead is … Read More

All Scottsdale neighborhoods should be represented

by Scottsdale City Council Candidate John Little In 2003, the City Council appointed a task force to consider whether Scottsdale should elect the members of its City Council by district. Currently, the Mayor and all six members of the City Council are elected at-large. Although Scottsdale is not unique in having an at-large system, most communities the size of Scottsdale … Read More