Decoder Voices How should Hillary Clinton deploy Bill in 2016?

Data show that voters' opinions of Bill Clinton have a significant impact on their opinions of Hillary Clinton, and the connection is strongest among independents and Republicans.

By , Decoder contributor

Rule 22

In a recent post, I explored whether it’s possible to quantify Bill’s value to Hillary Clinton’s campaign (see here). In other words: Do voters reward (and punish) Mrs. Clinton based on their opinions of her husband? If so, it could have major implications for the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.