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Unformatted text preview: POLLS American Pollsters:- Academic- Commercial- Difference between commercial and academic: Commercial= get in and get only 5 minutes. The academic polls are longer and more strenuous and once you let them in you can’t get them out. Bust source of pollsters: NATIONAL ELECTION STUDY- The American Voter (1960)- The U of Michigan o Source of data on the American electorate, 1952-2006 Umich.edu/~nex The community guide What they do is ask the most extreme question to a person for 2 to 3 hours since the 1950s with some the same question that were asked in the 1950’s The bible for political scientist in studying polls and the American vote Gallup Poll- Established 1935- By George Gallup o Similar to Robert Harris and Harris operations- Most common source of info on interrelation public opinion: www.gallup.com- Void Serillie: dean pollster in the Denver area Political Consultants: each major Politian has a consultant Media Polls: almost every media conducts its own polls or buys into those provided by a commercial...
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.
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