Nature of the Sample: 616 New York State Registered Voters


This survey of 616 registered voters in New York State was conducted on September 22, 2009. Registered voters were interviewed in proportion to the voter registration in each county in New York and adjusted for turnout in statewide elections. Telephone numbers were selected based upon a list of telephone exchanges from throughout the state. A mixed-mode methodology was used to interview respondents. Interviews were conducted either by live telephone interviewers or by an interactive voice response (IVR) technology. Results for registered voters are statistically significant at 4%. The error margin increases for cross-tabulations.