Poll Crazy

Friday, October 22, 2004

The conflicting methodologies of the various pollsters, from ABC to Zogby, have resulted in election forecasts that are all over the map. But the media are unswayed by the lack of certainty, and continue to shower us with more polls. Philip J. Trounstine, director of the Survey and Policy Research Insitute at San Jose State University, compiled a polling primer for the LA Times. He joins Brooke to shed some light on the way polls work, or as the case may be, don't.

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