Heartland Poll Release: Biden Leads in Midwest

With 90 days until the election the latest Focus on Rural America poll shows Biden has the momentum to beat Trump in the rural Heartland.  The Focus on Rural America poll was conducted by David Binder Research in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin using the same...
New Research: Undecideds in Wisconsin Up For Grabs

New Research: Undecideds in Wisconsin Up For Grabs

ALBIA, IOWA – Today, Focus on Rural America cofounders Patty Judge and Jeff Link released their latest research on voters in rural and suburban Wisconsin. From June 29 – July 1 Focus on Rural America held four focus groups conducted by David Binder Research. The...

Trump’s Biofuel Broken Promise

Trump promises a lot. But how much does he really deliver? When you look closely, not very much at all. And of those promises, he’s made a complete mess of one in particular — standing up for renewable fuels. Take a look.  From the first year of his presidency...
Rural: Ask Them About It

Rural: Ask Them About It

As we all know, the next debate of the Democratic primary is tomorrow, November 20th. We’ve had a few of these already, and we’ve gotten a lot of good air time on candidates foreign policy plans, their health care plans, or their perspective on President...
Trump voters think he’s a clown — and he wants them to

Trump voters think he’s a clown — and he wants them to

David Binder Research conducted two focus groups among Iowa voters from Polk County and surrounding areas and one focus group with Iowa voters exclusively from rural areas and small towns outside of Polk County, on August 13 and 14, 2019. The participants in these...
Patty Judge’s Fair To-Dos

Patty Judge’s Fair To-Dos

Hello there! Former Iowa Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Agriculture (and yearly fair-goer) Patty Judge here. As you know, we’re less than a week away from the exciting two weeks of the Iowa State Fair. While that’s not quite enough time to do all...