Posts Tagged: Poll

Quiz: Are you smarter than an 8th grade Civics student?

Can you correctly answer these three questions about our American government and nation from the 100-question naturalization test for new citizens? Most 8th and 12th graders in the U.S. could not! Read more in my new GPO Government Book Talk blog post called Quiz: Are you smarter than an 8th grade Civics student? in honor… Read more »

2012 College Football – An Analysis of the Polls From Your Bureaucrat on Sports, the Hokie Guru

It’s that time of year again, folks. In twelve days, we’ll see the first college football game of the year on ESPN. Only one Saturday left until December without college football. Let’s get ready. Now. The Polls The official start of college football is always marked by the issuance of the Associated Press (AP) and… Read more »

Newt Gingrich Leads in Iowa – Will He Stay There?

In case you missed it, on Monday we talked about Newt Gingrich as a student of leadership styles. The new Washington Post-ABC News poll declared Gingrich as the leader in Iowa. Will Newt be able to create wholesale change while still catering to the people’s desire for approaches less rooted in partisan rhetoric? Full results… Read more »

Ideas for government “Quick Poll” questions

(Original post at www.kristyfifelski.com) One great way to encourage interaction on your government website is to include a “Quick Poll” feature on your homepage. The site visitor selects an answer and sees instant results from the other visitors. We’ve had over 9,000 responses to our homepage poll in the year and a half since taking… Read more »