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hisownpetard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-11-08 01:39 PM
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3. This is true.
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  -Why do the Rasmussen and Gallup polls always contradict each other? Drunken Irishman  Jul-11-08 01:33 PM   #0 
  - Because all polls are bullshit?  EmperorHasNoClothes   Jul-11-08 01:34 PM   #1 
  - They're more accurate than voting machines these days. n/t  pnwmom   Jul-11-08 02:51 PM   #10 
  - Rumor has it that  Breeze54   Jul-11-08 01:35 PM   #2 
  - This is true.  hisownpetard   Jul-11-08 01:39 PM   #3 
  - All polls are "normalized" ... adjusted to reflect baseline statistical norms.  TahitiNut   Jul-11-08 02:37 PM   #8 
  - They don't always  DavidD   Jul-11-08 01:41 PM   #4 
  - Rasmussen uses likely voters while Gallup uses registered voters  seasat   Jul-11-08 01:43 PM   #5 
  - ^ Closest to the actual :)  phrigndumass   Jul-11-08 03:29 PM   #11 
     - Thanks, I was trying to recall an article by Nate Silver w/o looking it up.  seasat   Jul-11-08 03:53 PM   #12 
        - Good catch on Gallup re: registered voters  phrigndumass   Jul-11-08 04:09 PM   #14 
  - Exagerated example:  fiziwig   Jul-11-08 02:21 PM   #6 
  - ask phrgndumass  grantcart   Jul-11-08 02:31 PM   #7 
  - Polling is an inexact science. That's why I prefer to only pay attention to the one poll that ...  totodeinhere   Jul-11-08 02:42 PM   #9 
  - The Whiner comments are not yet being calculated in these polls.  NattPang   Jul-11-08 04:01 PM   #13 
  - it's political manipulation of the masses  Lord Helmet   Jul-11-08 05:43 PM   #15 

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