HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » New WI Recall Poll has Wa... » Reply #10

Response to movonne (Reply #7)

Wed May 30, 2012, 10:14 PM

10. The Marquette poll oversamples conservatives

Once Again Marquette Poll's Sample Grossly Oversamples Conservatives, Undersamples Moderates

Polls are only relevent if their sample is reflective of the electorate. As the graph demonstrates, compared to exit poll data (averaged from 2010, 2008 and 2006) the recently released Marquette poll grossly oversamples conservatives and undersamples moderates.

This is, of course, quite significant considering that the same poll shows Barrett beating Walker 50 to 42% among moderates.

http://www.uppitywis.org/blogarticle/once-again-marquette-polls-sample-grossly-oversamples-conservati

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 11 replies Author Time Post
WI_DEM May 2012 OP
Jackpine Radical May 2012 #1
WI_DEM May 2012 #2
yortsed snacilbuper May 2012 #4
elleng May 2012 #3
ananda May 2012 #5
elleng May 2012 #6
movonne May 2012 #7
elleng May 2012 #8
LineLineNew Reply The Marquette poll oversamples conservatives
Poiuyt May 2012 #10
gratuitous May 2012 #9
joshcryer May 2012 #11
Please login to view edit histories.