2006 Post-Election Poll Results: Americans Issue a Populist, Anti-War Mandate
The Campaign for America's Future 2006 post-election poll-conducted in partnership with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research-revealed the following: Beyond looking for a change in course in Iraq, voters are seeking legislators who will put government on their side, challenge entrenched corporate lobbies and policies, and put forth an economics that works for working people-from fair trade policies, to investment in education, to action on affordable health care.
The 2006 election marks the end of a conservative era, and the end of Bush's one-party misrule in Washington. Now the struggle begins for how best to deliver what the voters have asked for.
Poll Briefing Video
POLL RESULTS: America's New Direction - Democracy Corps and Campaign for America's Future Post-Election Poll
Media Releases and News Coverage
CAF analyzed how candidates in eleven contested, battleground-state races presented themselves to their constituents. The TV spots, speeches, websites and policy agendas of successful candidates were remarkably populist. This report explores what that means for the 110th Congress and '08 elections. See the report »