Richard Parr

Research director, MassINC Polling Group

Stories by Richard Parr

Voters favor even split of millionaire’s tax 

Two-thirds think surtax proceeds should go into a trust fund

Mail-in voting didn’t boost primary turnout

Wealthier suburbs tended to use new voting method

Who were the winners and losers (besides the candidates)? 

The behind-the-scenes scorecard from Tuesday’s election

Poll shows strong support for workplace vax mandates

Three-quarters of Mass. workers support vaccine requirements

Getting Gateway Cities back on the bus

Poll shows challenges for regional transit systems 

Even in Mass., 1 in 4 think election not fair

Poll indicates 15% of residents think Trump won, Biden lost

What does early-vote surge mean for ‘Election Day’?

Voters embrace new balloting options; impact on outcomes unclear

Mass. voters offer Warren a warning on Medicare for All

Even in her deep-blue home state, cautionary signs abound

Americans evenly divided on impeachment

Polls suggest momentum seems to building for impeachment

Kennedy vs. Markey is no Pressley vs. Capuano

Usual dynamics reversed with challenge from the middle

Polling, like everything else, is moving online

It turns out initial Markey-Kennedy survey was no outlier

Did Liss-Riordan overstep on Second Amendment?

Poll data indicate incremental gun measures have better shot

Shutdown sending Trump poll numbers down

Series cracks emerging in president's base

Census politics

Mass. population growing, and the key is immigration

Can Ocasio-Cortez return the favor for Ayanna Pressley?

Pressley's best endorsement may be from the district, not the Bronx

Late Registration

SJC upholds 20-day voter registration deadline

NH voter fraud claims baffle Mass. officials

GOP, Dem leaders say Kobach's claims are fiction

No popular options for repeal or replace

'Repeal and delay' just as unpopular as GOP health care bill

Dissecting Baker’s stance on millionaire’s tax

Call for living within our means masks disparity for high earners

Political polarization complicates Watergate comparisons

Trump’s poll numbers are lower than Nixon’s, but times are different

With mixed record on opioids, Baker joining task force

Prescriptions have slowed, but overdose deaths rising