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Poll Hub: To Poll or Not to Poll?


Poll Hub: To Poll or Not to Poll?

Why pollsters choose not to poll certain electoral races

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In this episode of Poll Hub, what factors into pollsters decisions to poll? Why do some electoral contests have few public opinion polls? The team at Poll Hub breaks it down.

Then, from the mailroom, the crew answers some of the most frequently asked questions about polls. From push polls to how participants are chosen, Poll Hub clears up the confusion and the misconceptions.

And, Poll Hub celebrates a very special day at The Marist Poll with an annual tradition. The team shares the results of its yearly poll about age. Do Americans think Dr. Lee M. Miringoff is old now that he’s 67? Find out in this episode of Poll Hub.

About Poll Hub

Poll Hub goes behind the science to explain how polling works, what polls really show, and what the numbers really mean. Poll Hub is produced by The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, home of America’s leading independent college public opinion poll, The Marist Poll. Lee Miringoff (Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion), Barbara Carvalho (Director of The Marist Poll), and Jay DeDapper (Director of Innovation at The Marist Poll) dig deep to give you a look at the inner workings of polls and what they tell us about our world, our country, and ourselves.

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