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Survey: Most NH Influencers get news from websites, Twitter

Most NH Influencers get news from websites, Twitter More New Hampshire political influencers get the majority of their state political news from websites such as NH Journal and InDepth NH than other sources like local television and local newspapers, according to the latest HynesSight Influencer Survey conducted over the New Year weekend. Almost 41% of influencers said they get most of their news from such sites… Read more »

Take the HynesSight Influencer Survey

Take the January HynesSight Influencer Survey Welcome to the January Influencer Survey in which we seek out elite opinion about key issues of the month. Please take a moment to answer the six questions below. Create your own user feedback survey

DecisionMakers now on Apple Podcasts, plus a bonus episode

DecisionMakers now on Apple Podcasts, plus a bonus episode The HynesSight DecisionMakers podcast is now available on most major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google, Amazon, Spotify and Pandora. If you enjoy our guests and deep dives into policy affecting the Granite State, please visit Apple Podcasts, hit subscribe and leave a five-star review. It would really help out the show. If you use a different… Read more »

DecisionMakers Podcast: UNH Survey Center’s Andy Smith

DecisionMakers Podcast: UNH Survey Center’s Andy Smith Key points: New Hampshire remains a Dem state as far as federal races are concerned but Republicans like Chris Sununu can easily break through Sununu’s mask mandate has cost him some popularity among Republicans Hassan could face a tough 2022 reelection Changes needed to fix political polling On the latest episode of the DecisionMakers podcast we sat down with… Read more »

November 2020 HynesSight Influencer Survey

Most New Hampshire political influencers expect Gov. Chris Sununu and the new Republican state legislature to prioritize either balancing the state budget (42%) or speedily distributing a COVID-19 vaccine (30%) after they take office in January 2021, according to the first HynesSite Influencer Survey. No other response earned double-digit support from New Hampshire influencers. Almost 9% said getting kids back into in-class learning should be the… Read more »

HynesSite Insider Survey

Take the HynesSite Influencer Survey You are invited to participate in the inaugural HynesSite Influencer Survey. Please take just a moment to let us know what you think about the major issues facing the Granite State. All responses are 100% anonymous. Create your own user feedback survey

Can advocacy campaigns rely on polling data?

Can advocacy campaigns rely on polling data? Key points: Political polling is “done”: Luntz Advocacy and public affairs industry needs to rethink intel gathering HUMINT, proxy issues, sentiment analysis, online panels Among the biggest losers of the 2020 campaign is the political polling industry. “The political polling profession is done,” Frank Luntz told Axios the day after virtually every poll was shown to be very, very… Read more »

Policy Consequences of the N.H.’s 2020 Election Results

Policy Consequences of N.H.’s 2020 Election Key points:  New Senate President, new Speaker of the House, new Attorney General New Democratic leadership?  Income tax is dead for a political generation Republican agenda is back on the table COVID, tax cuts, electric rates, health insurance costs, drug costs, education funding Granite Staters woke up Wednesday morning to a very different political scene in New Hampshire. Before the… Read more »

DecisionMakers Podcast: Sen. Jeb Bradley

Want to know what Granite State leaders think about the big issues? Start listening to the HynesSight DecisionMakers Podcast. The HynesSight DecisionMakers Podcast dives into the policies and issues most important to the women and men who make the state of New Hampshire tick. Every episode, host Patrick Hynes of Hynes Communications asks Granite State leaders about the key issues confronting the people of New Hampshire…. Read more »

Hynes Column: The Race for NH-01

In his most recent column for the New Hampshire Union Leader, Hynes Communications President Patrick Hynes takes a look at the race for Congress in New Hampshire 1st District and concludes, “Mowers has Pappas on the run.” Here’s a blurb: COULD ONE of the swingiest Congressional districts in America swing back to the Republican Party in 2020? New Hampshire’s first congressional district (NH-01) has been represented… Read more »