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Febble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-10-08 04:58 AM
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121. Well, the problem is
that all that data is enormously valuable and is always released. To have NOT released it in 2004 would have been counter to what is always done, and a complete pain to all the political scientists and other academics who find it so valuable.

The problem is that BECAUSE it is always released, precinct vote totals can't be, or not without "blurring" - and in fact "blurred" data was prepared and released for Ohio, as you know.

But I agree, if there was no tradition or expectation that the full questionnaire details would be released, exit poll response totals and vote totals could be. But there is, so they couldn't.

Or, not without blurring.
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