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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-29-04 07:33 AM
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12. Rasmussen's Methodology Is Flawed
Their stratification techniques are so rigid that there are essentially no swing voters in their sample. So, of course, they would be more stable. They are essentially constantly polling the same people.

If i call 500 hard and fast Kerry people, and 500 hard and fast Bush people, i'll get 50:50. If i use the exact same stratified random sampling technique the next day, i'll get the same result.

If i were to do this, i would automatically toss out Gallup and Rasmussen. ARC, Pew, Zogby, and ORC are the best methodology firms.
The Professor
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