Political Pundits Predict Gingrich and Warren Will Be VP Candidates

Joni Ernst and Julian Castro come in second in the Political Precision Pundit Poll


WASHINGTON and PRINCETON, N.J., July 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Political pundits in the DC area predict Donald Trump will select Newt Gingrich as his vice presidential candidate, with 27 percent of pundits selecting Gingrich. 23 percent of pundits predict Senator Joni Ernst will be selected, and 16 percent who believe that Governor Chris Christie will get the nod.

On the Democratic side, there was more of a consensus. 41 percent of pundits predict Senator Elizabeth Warren will be Hillary Clinton's vice presidential candidate. Julian Castro came in second with 19 percent of the vote, and Senator Tim Kaine came in third, receiving 15 percent.

The Political Precision Pundit Poll was conducted July 5 and6 by ALC and Aristotle, the providers of the newly introduced digital data for campaigns and causes: ALC-Aristotle Political Precision. Political Precision's digital data is derived from Aristotle's comprehensive voter file, which has been leveraged by every successful presidential campaign from Reagan to Obama.

According to Founder and CEO of Aristotle John Aristotle Phillips, "Beltway pundits are unusually well-informed, so we thought it would be interesting to share their collective, quantitative insights with the public at large. We also hope to draw attention to ALC-Aristotle Political Precision, which is the most comprehensive, up-to-data digital data file available, which will be critical in this turbulent election cycle."

About Aristotle
Aristotle is the global leader in providing technology to political campaigns and organizations, offering a seamless solution for campaign software, voter data, PAC and grassroots software and services. Since 1983, every occupant of the White House has used Aristotle solutions, as have countless senatorial and congressional campaigns, democratic and republican state party organizations and many of the largest PAC, advocacy and grassroots organizations.

About ALC

ALC is the industry's leading privately held direct and digital data marketing solutions provider. Founded by Donn Rappaport in 1978 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ, the company operates 7 sales and account management offices in the U.S. ALC enables its roster of blue-chip clients — including the leaders in virtually every business sector — to grow, increase market share, and improve bottom-line profitability through the innovative use of marketing information. ALC is a long-standing member of the Direct Marketing Association and is widely recognized as one of the industry's leading innovators in the gathering, application, and integration of multichannel marketing data.


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