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Bernie Pinsonat, Political Pollster (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-10

Duration: 00:24:32

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | PINSONAT, BERNIE | Southern Media & Opinion Research | Politics | Public opinion polls | Political analysis | Elections, 2012 | United States presidential election, 2012 | Political campaigns | Louisiana Charity Hospital System | Boustany, Charles W., Jr. | Republican Party | Voter turnout


  • Pisonat, Bernie Speaker


A speech by Bernie Pinsonat before the Baton Rouge Press Club on September 10, 2012. Pinsonat is a pollster and political consultant with Southern Media and Opinion Research in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the 2012 presidential election in Louisiana; the compression of spending in Louisiana elections down to the last six weeks of a campaign; the importance of the outcome of the Charity Hospital system; the Congressional race between Jeff Landry and Congressman Charles Boustany; the rise of the Republican party in Louisiana; low voter turnouts; voter demographics; the economy’s impact on elections; and the mayor’s race in Baton Rouge.