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Febble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-17-07 04:57 AM
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90. I don't quite understand your question
Are you asking why the state polls have simmilar numbers of precincts? That's because they need a minimum number to get a representative sample of voters. If 50 precincts will do for a large state, it doesn't mean that 5 will do for a state 1/10 of the size.

And of course states with large cities need to have voters sampled from rural populations as well. That's why they need a fair number of precincts, regardless of the size of the state.
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