Black Futures Lab: Black America’s Agenda
New Georgia Project commissioned HIT to test effective voter mobilization messages for Black Georgians.
HIT Strategies partnered with Climate Power to conduct polling in six key states (MI, WI, AZ, NV, PA, GA) to better understand public opinion and potential messaging frames for the Biden Administration’s Clean Energy Plan, which includes legislation such as the IRA and IIJA.
In the July survey, SCOTUS approval numbers dropped significantly, following the decisions on Roe v. Wade and gun violence. President Biden’s and Congressional Democrats’ approval slightly increased since the previous poll.
The April BlackTrack Report highlights the survey’s top tracking questions related to President Biden’s Administration and Congressional Democrats’ job approval and performance. In the March survey, President Biden and Democrats’ job performance approval numbers remained steady among Black voters, retaining a supermajority in job performance approval.
In April 2022, HIT conducted a poll of 500 registered District voters to answer these questions. The poll was used as a proof point to mobilize support for the RCCA in the City Council and to fight Congressional opposition to the legislation.
In the February survey, President Biden and Democrats’ job performance approval numbers remained steady among Black voters, retaining a supermajority in approval of job performance.
In the December survey, President Joe Biden’s job performance approval numbers continued to decline among Black voters, including now older Black voters, a traditionally stalwart constituency.
The results of the November BlackTrack underscore the economic hardship many Black voters face and offer insight into Biden’s declining approval numbers among Black voters.
The October BlackTrack Report highlights the survey’s top tracking questions related to President Biden and Congressional Democrats’ performance.
One goal of the September BlackTrack is to find out who are the unvaccinated Black voters and what it would take to get them vaccinated.
Black people continue to say that addressing racism and discrimination should be the number one priority for America’s leaders to address.
Black voters feel greater division toward Trump supporters than Republicans in general and Donald Trump, white supremacists, and Republicans are seen as the most responsible for the Capitol insurrection.
Independent and young progressive voters believe hyper-partisanship is a leading cause of inaction in government and that Congress is “ineffective” because it’s beholden to wealthy donors and special interests.