Suffolk University Political Research Center's polls have correctly predicted national and statewide elections when other polls have predicted different outcomes.

Boston Mayor General Election November 2013

UNH, UMass Lowell, UMass Amherst, Environmental League, and MassINC polls predicted Connolly +8 to +2.

Suffolk predicted Walsh +3.

Final Result: Walsh +3.5.




Nevada US Senate General Election November 2010

Final five polls before the election predicted Angle +3.

Suffolk predicted Reid +3.

Final Result: Reid +5.6.






Nevada US Senate Republican Primary June 2010

Three polls prior to Suffolk's predicted Lowden +5.

Suffolk predicted Angle +7.

Final Result: Angle +14. 





Pennsylvania US Senate Democratic Primary May 2010

Final five polls before the election predicted an EVEN race.

Suffolk predicted Sestak +9.

Final Result: Sestak +8.







Massachusetts US Senate Special Election January 2010

Five polls conducted before Suffolk's predicted Coakley +12.

Suffolk predicted Brown +4.

Final Result: Brown +4.7.