Lee Cleveland, Polls and Trends

Trafalgar poll has Ossoff by 1: Should the GOP be nervous?

Trafalgar Group, the right-leaning Republican pollster who accurately forecasted Donald Trump’s upset wins in Michigan and Pennsylvania in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election - and in the race itself - recently released a shocker. Results from a poll they conducted December 1-3 found Democratic senatorial challenger...

Georgia Runoffs: Can new 18-year olds tip the balance?

If Democrats can flip both of Georgia's U.S. Senate seats on January 5, they will control both chambers of Congress and give President-elect Biden a greater capacity to implement more of his policy goals. But if Republicans are victorious in at least one of the two...

Ossoff leads Perdue in polls? Democrats must do better to win

In the world of politics, all eyes are on Georgia these days.If Democrats can flip two of the state’s U.S. Senate seats on January 5, they will control both chambers of Congress and give President-elect Biden a greater capacity to implement more of his policy goals....

U.S. Elections: Why the Black vote is so crucial in some states

(Main image courtesy of MotherJones.com)Nevada serves as a fine example of why Black voters are so critical to Democratic candidates. Only 9 percent of the state’s electorate is Black so it’s easy to overlook their relevance. However, because Blacks, as a racial demographic, are so overwhelmingly...

Smart Homes: A post COVID super trend

We have smartphones so why not “smart homes?” These days, especially post COVID, people are doing more at home. Even prior to the pandemic, it was customary for employers to allow employees to work from home 1 to 2 days per week. And since the outbreak,...

Election 2020 generated MASSIVE participation: Was it just a trend?

Roughly two-thirds of eligible voters let their voice be known in the 2020 U.S. Election, the highest level since 1900. Moreover, by raw numbers and percentages, it was easily the most participant-heavy election in U.S. history. Let's not forget women were denied the right to vote...

Callum Smith trends on Google: Boxing’s next superstar?

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, boxing's undefeated super middleweight champion Callum Smith (27-0, 19 KO) trended as a hot search on Google.Smith, 30, shared the search spotlight with other notable topics of the day such as NBA Draft 2020, George Clooney and NYC Schools.Why is Smith...

Face shields and goggles trending? Can COVID infect via the eyes?

Coronavirus is raging again in the U.S. Single-day infections on Friday, November 13 surged to yet another record, surpassing 180,000 for the first time, according to Johns Hopkins University. And while the release of a possible vaccine is in the works, its widespread dissemination - should...

Arizona Presidential Election Result: “I’m going to be so angry, Doug,…”

With 98 percent of the vote counted in Arizona, one thing is clear: Joe Biden will defeat Donald Trump here. Sure, only about 14,700 votes separate them (as of Nov 10; 3PM ET) but most of the votes still to be tallied are in moderate and...

Trump vs Biden – Texas: Should Dems go all out?

On October 4, The Washington Post published an op-ed by Congressman Beto O'Rourke and Tory Gavito suggesting that Joe Biden, the current Democratic presidential nominee, allocate significant resources to win Texas, a conservative state that appears to be in play for the upcoming presidential election.O'Rourke and...