NPR Survey: Primaries Shaping the 2008 Landscape

Friday, May 18th, 2007

This survey, conducted jointly by Stan Greenberg of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Glen Bolger from Public Opinion Strategies, finds demonstrates that the partisan parity that existed in this country over the decade from 1995-2005 is gone, as independents are tilting significantly for the Democrats. But, because there is no presumptive nominee for the Republicans or Democrats for the first time in memory, the primary electorates of both parties will play an unusually large role in setting the agenda over the next year.