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No Exit Polls, Please

November 4, 2008

While some on the Internet are tempted to put up exit poll numbers, we will not be doing so here on Axis of Right due to their inherent unreliability.  We ask that no comments regarding exit poll data be left.  We welcome your comments on voting trends, patterns, and your own experiences today, but please, [...]

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Exit Polls Are Even Worse

October 20, 2008

I’m linking directly to Ace on this one because Politico gets more respect than they deserve.  The gist is that exit polls in the Democrat primaries tended to overstate Barack Obama’s support by about 7 points. The medium-term lesson to be drawn from this fact is that conservatives should not allow phony election day exit [...]

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Inaccurate State Polls

October 20, 2008

Many websites have done a great job of dissecting national polls to determine how reliable they are. Because of these efforts, polls conducted by the Washington Post, Newsweek, CBS, etc. have been exposed for the garbage they are. Unfortunately, state polls have not been as heavily scrutinized. Motivated by my own curiosity, I recently looked [...]

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