Wednesday, February 10, 2010

How a Poll is Constructed
Here is a link from a political scientist that tells you how a poll is constructed.  Don't be fooled into thinking it is a liberal post simply because it is a on Daily Kos.  It is a well stated summary of how it is done (I can speak w. a little authority here since my Ph.D. is in poli sci).  If you want a more in depth explanation of the poll analysis, go here

1 comment:

Steve said...

Here's a great one to pair that with -- 20 Questions a Journalist Should Ask About Poll Results. You don't need to be a journalist just a critical thinker!