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Response to Jennicut (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 03:30 PM

7. It might not be that they fudged their numbers ... just bad sample...

The math suggests blacks made up about 75 voters in this poll. That means 30 said they're voting Obama and 45 said Mitt Romney. With such a low margin, you're going to get funky math like that ... especially when you account for the fact A) margin of error B) maybe even people lying to the pollsters.

It's why you should never take one poll as gospel. If other polls next week, including PPP, show Colorado shifting to Romney, then we should be concerned. But yeah, right now, this poll is flawed.

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