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November 9, 2017

Big Wins for HighGround Campaign Clients

The HighGround team tallied a perfect score on Election Day with all of our 2017 campaign clients scoring victories in the November.  In all, Paul Bentz, Drew Sexton, and Shelbe Hunsaker helped guide six critical public safety and education issues in t...

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November 7, 2017

POLL: Sinema Takes 7 Point Lead Over Ward in AZ Senate Race

PHOENIX (November 7, 2017) — A statewide Arizona survey of 500 likely Arizona 2018 General Election voters shows that just under a year out from Election Day, Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9) has extended her lead over GOP candidate Dr. Kel...

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October 11, 2017

Saving the American Experiment

If you are the least bit mystified as to why our current political system is so incredibly dysfunctional and you haven’t read The Once and Future Liberal by Mark Lilla yet, you should do so right now. It is only 143 pages and it is a worthy read.  The ...

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October 9, 2017

Is Survey Data on your Christmas List?

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is only 76 days away.  And while it still may be a bit of time before you start to prepare your shopping lists, there is one item that you should already be thinking about: your survey data. 

The fact of the matter ...

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October 6, 2017

My 1985

By: J. Charles Coughlin

Thirty-two years ago this week, I drove into town on Grand Avenue with all of the possessions I had in the world in the back of my 1985 stick shift Chevy Cavalier. Mom was on me about riding the clutch – even though she was 2,3...

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September 25, 2017

Principled Leadership

Over the past year, we’ve too often seen the discussion over health care reform devolve into partisan posturing and substance-free debate. Instead of following regular order and finding a bipartisan solution to the flaws in our current system, Senate R...

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September 11, 2017

Think Tank - September 10th

Chuck Coughlin joined Mike O'Neil on Think Tank to talk Trump's latest deal, Proposition 305 and school vouchers, and other state and local issues.  In case you missed it, you check out the show here.



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August 24, 2017

61.8% of Arizona Voters Believe Confederate Capitol Mall Monument Should Be Kept

PHOENIX (August 24, 2017) — A statewide survey of likely Arizona 2018 General Election voters revealed that nearly 62% of voters believe that the memorial to Confederate Soldiers on the Arizona Capitol Mall should be kept. The results are derived from ...

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August 22, 2017

US Senator Jeff Flake in Double Electoral Jeopardy Twelve Months Away from Primary Election

Republican Party Divided – Provides Opening for Democrats

PHOENIX (August 22, 2017) — A statewide Arizona survey of 400 likely Arizona 2018 General Election voters shows Republican incumbent Senator Jeff Flake fourteen points behind his primary Republic...

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August 21, 2017

Trump Approval Rating in AZ: 41.8%

President Remains Popular with GOP Base at 74% 

PHOENIX (August 21, 2017) — On the eve of returning to Arizona, President Donald J. Trump’s approval rating has sunk to 41.8% according to a new statewide survey released by HighGround Public Affairs.  D...

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