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Gallup The Shark

October 8, 2008

Some polls are scientifically valid.  Others are not.  At no time is that more obvious when the major polls not only show different numbers, but are also moving in different directions.  Earlier today, Sal gave us an excellent synopsis of both today’s tracking polls and their trends.  After his post, Gallup published its tracking poll [...]

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What’s in a Poll?

September 25, 2008

The latest round of polls are out, and they are somewhat all over the map.  Polls currently range from McCain up by 1 (Battleground) to Obama ahead by 9 points (Washington Post), with most giving Obama a slight edge.  Looking at the poll averages over at RealClearPolitics, it is worth noting that mos of the [...]

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