American Polling

  1. Is polling accurate or necessary? Should we dispense with looking at polls prior to elections? Why are we attracted, even obsessed with polling to the extent that many political leaders depend on polls to determine their public policy position? In the last session, “partisan polls” have emerged to support a particular candidate. Is this justifiable? Do polls, and the media, help or distort the election and government processes

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    -Sources and details should reference American elections and polling