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Goldeneye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-21-05 07:54 PM
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2. I agree about getting exit polls done.
Exit poll data is another thing that shouldn't be proprietary.
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  -The vote was correct, the exit polls were wrong. mikelewis  Jan-21-05 07:49 PM   #0 
  - I bet you could get to sponsor this and get the volunteers  Carolab   Jan-21-05 07:52 PM   #1 
  - I agree about getting exit polls done.  Goldeneye   Jan-21-05 07:54 PM   #2 
  - Thanks, Mike  RaulVB   Jan-21-05 07:55 PM   #3 
  - Is there anyone on DU that has done this sort of thing before?  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 07:56 PM   #4 
  - I think it's a terrific idea  Terre   Jan-21-05 08:13 PM   #5 
  - Perhaps a group like  Yupster   Jan-21-05 10:27 PM   #22 
  - I totally agree with you.  4democracy   Jan-21-05 08:16 PM   #6 
  - The precinct hand count is the answer  fliesincircles   Jan-22-05 08:54 AM   #34 
  - Couldn't Congress set something up or at least oversee polling?  4democracy   Jan-21-05 08:24 PM   #7 
  - The polls are not done by government. They are done  qwghlmian   Jan-21-05 08:35 PM   #8 
     - How on earth can they possibly cost so much? $160M?  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 09:16 PM   #12 
     - $160M was the high side of my estimate - but  qwghlmian   Jan-21-05 09:37 PM   #14 
     - Then how do we do it? This is obviously something that needs to get done.  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 10:00 PM   #17 
        - Mike, it is not the answer to try and build a polling organization  qwghlmian   Jan-21-05 10:16 PM   #20 
           - Good answer - and welcome to DU  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 11:51 PM   #27 
              - Well, this will  qwghlmian   Jan-22-05 12:02 AM   #28 
                 - Well, that's not going to happen on the DU - the DU has served  mikelewis   Jan-22-05 01:46 AM   #30 
                    - Mike, you asked in your post above  qwghlmian   Jan-22-05 02:04 AM   #31 
     - If you want a exit poll....  euler   Jan-22-05 12:11 AM   #29 
     - I am not talking about the way it is now, We need a new way of  4democracy   Jan-21-05 10:39 PM   #23 
        - The government controls the voting process -  qwghlmian   Jan-21-05 10:49 PM   #24 
  - Volunteers from here will not work  Mistwell   Jan-21-05 08:44 PM   #9 
  - I don't know any Billionaires but there are a few Millionaires  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 10:15 PM   #19 
  - the exit poll war  PATRICK   Jan-21-05 08:48 PM   #10 
  - What about petitioning international organizations to oversee our election  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 09:09 PM   #11 
  - That's not a bad idea, but remember the OSCE has been "overseeing"  Ojai Person   Jan-21-05 09:48 PM   #16 
  - Nov. 1972 re: NIXON "there isn't a damn thing we can do ..."  L. Coyote   Jan-21-05 09:26 PM   #13 
  - I meant about his inauguration and a transfer of power to the Dems.  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 10:11 PM   #18 
  - Rent a lot of post office boxes. Give out postcards at the polls on  rzemanfl   Jan-21-05 09:41 PM   #15 
  - I hear you and you're right although with reliable observers  brindis_desala   Jan-21-05 11:28 PM   #25 
  - I appreciate your enthusiasm but the machines weren't the only source  mikelewis   Jan-21-05 11:43 PM   #26 
  - Yes, we definitely need to get media-independent exit polls. nt  KnowerOfLogic   Jan-22-05 02:36 AM   #32 
  - That's if exit polls are not deemed illegal by 2006!  passy   Jan-22-05 07:12 AM   #33 

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