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TruthIsAll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-05 09:58 AM
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59. You divert from the point of the post: 41% to 43% was IMPOSSIBLE
Edited on Wed Mar-23-05 10:01 AM by TruthIsAll
YOU:
Allow me to play Devil's Advocate here:
Weren't most of the exit polls conducted in heavily contested areas. Areas which would have had a greater "Get out the Vote" campaigns by both sides over the last 2 Federal Elections; and therefore a higher than average turnout?

ME: THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO EVIDENCE OF THAT

This would mean a greater number of voters compared to polling stations that did not have as good a turnout.

ME: SEE ABOVE

So yes, the numbers don't add up, but the error could easily be the pollsters fault for not taking into account 'slower'& 'average' polling stations and creating an average only from the busiest stations.

ME: ARE YOU SUGGESTING MITOFSKY/EDISON, AFTER 25 YEARS IN THE BUSINESS, DON'T KNOW THE BUSINESS?

Not saying you're wrong, just something that has to be looked into before this goes further. It definitely is evidence that something is wrong, I just think it's more likely to be a pollsters error

ME: I JUST THINK IT'S MORE LIKELY THAT YOU ARE THROWING OUT TALKING POINTS BECAUSE YOU DON'T OR WON'T ACCEPT THE TRUTH..
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