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Politics Podcast: Not All Polls Are Created Equal

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An unscientific poll: Iowa's corn poll, where visitors casts their opinion with a kernels of corn.i

An unscientific poll: Iowa’s corn poll, where visitors casts their opinion with a kernels of corn.

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An unscientific poll: Iowa's corn poll, where visitors casts their opinion with a kernels of corn.

An unscientific poll: Iowa’s corn poll, where visitors casts their opinion with a kernels of corn.

Paul Sancya/AP

Ever blemish your conduct over domestic polls that seem to be looking during identical questions — say, how a claimant competence do in Iowa — though envision extravagantly opposite outcomes?

Polls expostulate so most of a domestic news coverage we see and hear. Lots of politics and media reporters follow those polls and news on them — though they don’t always explain where they came from, how they were conducted, or because accurately they’re so critical in a initial place.

To Nate Cohn, contributor with The New York TimesThe Upshot, not all polls are combined equal. In fact, really few are value your time. He assimilated NPR’s Tamara Keith and Danielle Kurtzleben on a NPR Politics Podcast to speak about domestic polls, a methodology behind them, and that ones can actually tell us something about a competition for a White House.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2016/01/19/463628465/politics-podcast-not-all-polls-created-equal

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