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Inaccurate State Polls, Continued

October 23, 2008

A few days ago, I posted on a number of inaccurate state polls coming out of Pennsylvania and Virginia. The poll samples in question showed Obama leading both states by double digits, but contained a far greater percentage of Democrats than historically showed up on election day, even in elections that Democrats won by landslides. [...]

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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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