The Phillips Academy Poll, also informally known as Andover Poll, conducts surveys of voters across America and rigorously analyzes the data in order to present a clearer picture of the status of these races. The surveys are primarily conducted over the phone and through text messages, and the data is weighted so it more accurately reflects the views of the electorate.
The Phillips Academy Poll’s mission is to provide accurate, independent, and non-partisan data and analysis regarding voter sentiment relating to key elections.
For polls conducted in the weeks before Election Day 2022, The Phillips Academy Poll boasted a 100% record polling the Senate. Most notably, Phillips Academy defied most other pollsters by predicting Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto’s win in Nevada. After the votes were tallied, Cortez Masto did indeed emerge victorious, allowing the Democrats to clinch Senate control.
Phillips Academy polls have been covered extensively, including by MSNBC, Fox News, BBC News, The New Yorker, Politico, The Guardian, Newsweek, NPR stations, FiveThirtyEight, local newspapers, television stations, party committees, and commentary outlets across the political spectrum from Breitbart to Crooks and Liars.
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Student Civic Leader Summit
The weekend before Election Day, The Phillips Academy Poll hosts a summit for high school students across the nation, to spread understanding of polling methodologies and to encourage civic engagement.
The inaugural summit was held on November 6th, 2022. Political scientist Larry Sabato, Congressman Seth Moulton, Fox News decision desk director Arnon Mishkin, and congressional candidate Adam Frisch delivered remarks on how young people can become involved in our nation’s political process.
Based at Phillips Academy Andover
The Phillips Academy Poll is based at Phillips Academy Andover and is run by Phillips Academy faculty and students.
Founded in 1778, Phillips Academy Andover is the #1-ranked institution of secondary education in the United States. Phillips Academy is known for its world-class mathematics and statistics department as well as for sending many alumni—including George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, John F. Kennedy Jr., Congresswoman Katie Porter, Congressman Seth Moulton, and countless others—to the upper echelons of American politics.
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