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Reply #17: I for one trust the exit polls far more than the electronic voting machines. [View All]

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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-19-08 09:19 AM
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17. I for one trust the exit polls far more than the electronic voting machines.
I'm not sure what you mean by this:

"I don't believe anyone actually believes the exit poll results from 2004."

Not "anyone"??

And what do you mean by the "exit poll results"? You mean nobody believes the results which were obtained were actually the results that were obtained, or that these exit poll results were somehow jiggered to fit some desired outcome?

Do you mean that people aren't taking into account the MOE?

Do you mean there's something methodologically wrong with exit polls in general or just the ones that are done on American elections?

Or just ones you don't approve of because of some ideological bias of your own or because of some super-sophisticated refinement that you are aware of or pushing for that they don't now use but that they could use and thus obtain results far better than the ones they are now obtaining?

You didn't mention in your short list of dupes of exit polling Steve Freeman. Does he belong on your list?

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