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Thu Oct 18, 2012, 08:13 PM

3. I've read that "likely voter" polls are more accurate. But the Gallup poll...

used an unusual way to identify likely voters, and that makes it controversial.

I think one thing pollsters do, for instance, to identify likely voters is if they voted before or usually vote. If not, it's probably a good bet that they won't find the time to vote this time.

But the Gallup poll also looks at whether they've moved recently, whether they own their home, and other things that other pollsters don't use...is what I've read.

I hope Gallup is wrong.

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