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Does anyone trust political polling anymore?


We've all heard the news...Hillary up 10 points, now Trump up 3, wait, now Hillary is back up, hold on, now it's tied......seriously, does anyone believe any of them at this point? And furthermore, what do they matter with still nearly 3 months and who knows how many scandals to follow. Polling has become just another media tool to drive the narrative and capture a news cycle. Anyone notice that Gallup has stopped doing Presidential polling?

 

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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 13 months ago

    But I'll bet that means...only...the polls you think are worthy, right?


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    Banned cause of pissants promisem and deantraylor (Dont Taze Me Bro) 12 months ago

    Like I said the closer to the election the more reliable they may be simply because if the media doesn't stop rigging them to sway public opinion the pollsters will lose all credibility.

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    Greg Schweizer (gregas) 13 months ago

    When you are reading the polls you don't know who they polled. That's what makes it bad. They can sway votes.

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    Old Poolman 13 months ago

    Same here Greg, I have never been asked to take part in a poll.

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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 13 months ago

    Did you know the PEW research response rate is now below 9%? They also threw in the towel and are no longer doing Presidential polls


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    Banned cause of pissants promisem and deantraylor (Dont Taze Me Bro) 13 months ago

    Look,ifClinton can get a pass on a career of horrendous lies,crimes & dismal lack of accomplishments,why can't voters let Trump slide on a few miss steps? IF he straightens up & flies right(no pun intended)he'll get a pass,just watch & se


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    Banned cause of pissants promisem and deantraylor (Dont Taze Me Bro) 13 months ago

    What did your statistics class tell you about polls that makes you not trust them?Private polls can be trusted,I don't think the media sponsored polls or polls for public consumption are trustable because the media isn't trustworthy.


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