FAST FACTS:


 

Suffolk University Statewide Poll, released Jan. 14

Brown 50% Coakley 46% Kennedy 3%

Actual Statewide Results

Brown 52% Coakley 47% Kennedy 1%


 

Suffolk University Bellwether Poll, Fitchburg, released Jan. 19

Brown 55% Coakley 41% Kennedy 2%

Actual Election Results, Fitchburg

Brown 59% Coakley 40% Kennedy 1%


 

Suffolk University Bellwether Poll, Gardner, released Jan. 19

Brown 55% Coakley 40% Kennedy 2%

Actual Election Results, Gardner

Brown 56% Coakley 42% Kennedy 2%


 

Suffolk University Bellwether Poll, Peabody, released Jan. 19

Brown 57% Coakley 40% Kennedy 1%

Actual Election Results, Peabody

Brown 59% Coakley 40% Kennedy 1%

 


 

  • Suffolk University bellwethers are designed to predict outcomes - not margins

  • Suffolk University bellwethers have been successfully used in NH, Florida, California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, among others

  • Suffolk University bellwethers, when taken within 3 days of an election, have been 96% accurate when predicting straight-up winners since 2006