Polling + Messaging

Public Opinion Research – Proactively Engaging Voters on Abortion Access

2019-07-19T18:23:05-04:00January 20th, 2016|Communications Strategy, Impact, Polling + Messaging|

7 in 10 voters want a woman’s experience having an abortion to be safe, legal, and respectful of a women’s decision. Conventional wisdom frequently suggests the public is deeply divided on abortion and, at least tacitly, approves of the kinds of restrictions states have passed to limit a woman’s access to it. From [...]

Public Opinion Research – Connecting the Dots: Abortion Access and Financial Stability in Virginia

2019-06-19T16:46:49-04:00July 7th, 2015|Communications Strategy, Impact, Polling + Messaging|

In June 2015, NIRH commissioned non-partisan research organization PerryUndem Research/Communication to poll Virginia voters about their views on the connections, if any, among reproductive decisions, including abortion rights, women’s equality, and financial stability. (See the full polling memo) We found that most Virginia voters agree that there is a link between access to abortion and women’s financial stability and equality. [...]

Public Opinion Research: Connecting the Dots: Abortion Access and Financial Stability in New York and Pennsylvania

2019-06-19T16:46:50-04:00October 14th, 2014|Communications Strategy, Impact, Polling + Messaging|

In May 2014, the National Institute commissioned the non-partisan research organization PerryUndem Research/Communication to survey registered voters in New York and Pennsylvania, both states with broad-based women’s legislative agendas under consideration. (See the full polling memo) We found that large majorities of voters in each state support their state’s proposed legislative agenda around women’s issues. A majority of New York [...]

Public Opinion Research: Abortion Coverage and the ACA

2010-06-21T14:43:01-04:00June 21st, 2010|Communications Strategy, Impact, Polling + Messaging|

In 2010, NIRH undertook a research project with the ultimate goal of creating an education campaign emphasizing the importance of abortion coverage for women. Anticipating that the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would lead to restrictions on insurance coverage for abortion, we developed campaigns that affirmed the positive, value-based reasons to provide coverage for abortion [...]