More on the CT Exit Poll Experiment

August 16, 2006

Today I want to catch up and fill in a few details provided by our intrepid reader/reporter Melanie about that experimental CBS/New York Times exit poll conducted last week in Connecticut. As regular readers may recall, Melanie first brought the...[More...]


CT: No Exit Polls Today (Make that One Exit Poll - See Updates)

August 8, 2006

I noticed several hundred (at least) incoming Google searches on various combination of "Connecticut exit poll Lieberman Lamont," so let me pass on the official word regarding today's Connecticut primary from ABC's The Note: "There are no pooled network exit...[More...]


Pew Interview: Mitofsky on the Mexican Exit Polls

July 7, 2006

This week's belated focus on the U.S. exit poll controversy was well timed, as exit polls once again made news, this time in the Mexican elections. An exit poll conducted by Warren Mitofsky for Mexican television network Televisa showed the...[More...]


Is RFK, Jr. Right About Exit Polls? - Part IV

July 6, 2006

This post concludes my paragraph-by-paragraph review of the discussion of the exit polls in the article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in Rolling Stone, "Was the 2004 Election Stolen?" Part I looked at Kennedy's claims that exit polls have been...[More...]


Is RFK, Jr. Right About Exit Polls? - Part III

June 9, 2006

This post resumes my paragraph-by-paragraph review of the discussion of the exit polls in the article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in Rolling Stone, "Was the 2004 Election Stolen?" Part I looked at Kennedy's claims that exit polls have been...[More...]


Is RFK, Jr. Right About Exit Polls? - Part II

June 8, 2006

This post resumes my look at the article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in Rolling Stone, "Was the 2004 Election Stolen?" In Part I, I began a review of the exit poll section of the article which continues below. Passages...[More...]


Is RFK, Jr. Right About Exit Polls? - Part I

June 5, 2006

Late last week, Rolling Stone published an article by Robert Kennedy, Jr. that asks provocatively, "Was the 2004 Election Stolen?" While it covers many topics involving alleged suppression and fraud in Ohio, the article disappoints in its discussion of the...[More...]


NPR on AAPOR

May 22, 2006

I am back today from four days at the annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). Given the various "day job" tasks that have accumulated in my absence, I am grateful that Marc Rosenbaum of National...[More...]


Fooled Again?

May 2, 2006

MP received email from several readers over the last few days asking about a rumor that the television networks had decided to abandon exit polls for 2006 elections. The blogosphere rumor apparently originates with blogger Mark Crispin Miller (author of...[More...]


Numbers Guy: Palestinian Exit Polls

February 22, 2006

Carl Bialik, the "Numbers Guy" for the Wall Street Journal Online," has a comprehensive review of the Palestinian exit poll snafu now online (that, as always, is free to all). MP blogged about this issue briefly earlier in the month,...[More...]