Pollster David Binder on Focus Groups, the Myth of Voters in the Middle, and the 2020 Primary

28 min
David Binder with KQED Political Breakdown hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos. (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

Gavin Newsom lays out a revised state budget, and Marisa and Scott discuss the governor's break with Attorney General Xavier Becerra over the release of police misconduct records. Then, pollster David Binder joins to talk about polling vs. focus groups, early indications of Trump's electoral success, the myth of voters in the 'middle,' and the 2020 Democratic primary.