The research division of the Anthology Marketing Group conducted two statewide polls for Hawaii Business Magazine in October and November 2020.
The research division of the Anthology Marketing Group conducted two statewide polls for Hawaii Business Magazine in October and November 2020:
The BOSS Survey of 413 local business owners and senior executives
The 808 Poll of 502 members of the general public.
Respondents in both surveys were asked how their future behavior would be affected once a vaccine for COVID-19 has become widely available.
Respondents in both surveys were asked if they felt that racism, implicit bias and/or systemic bias are a problem in Hawaii.
Business leaders and those members of the general public who are currently employed (322 of the 502 respondents) were asked if the company that employs them has a diversity and inclusion policy that focuses on hiring and promotions.
And in the 808 Poll of the general public, people were asked which social media they logged onto at least four times a week.
According to a new Civil Beat/HNN poll, the former general manager of Hawaii News Now has 48% of the vote compared to 28% for Keith Amemiya, a former insurance executive. Nearly one-fifth (19%) said they are undecided while just 5% said they did not prefer either candidate.
Two self-proclaimed outsiders are heading to a run-off contest in the General Election in November to be the next mayor of Honolulu: Rick Blangiardi and Keith Amemiya.
Now that the primary election is over*, let’s take a look at how two leading statewide polls conducted on behalf of media outlets did in predicting the outcome of Hawaii’s first all mail-in election.
This comparison includes a Honolulu Star-Advertiser poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy in Washington D.C. from July 20-22 of 400 “likely voters,” with a 5 percent margin of error, and a Hawaii News Now/Civil Beat poll conducted by MRG Research from July 27-30 of 600 “voters” with a 3.5 percent margin of error.
*Admittedly, we only have the second printout as of this posting, but the numbers aren’t expected to shift much.