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I'd like to know how they conduct these polls in order to know how the sample (Republicans vs. Democrats) matters. Do they just call random voters and then ask their party affiliation afterwards?

Is so, it makes sense that the sample is going to be skewed towards Republicans if Bush is in the lead because many people who don't really have a party affiliation are going naturally say they are Republicans after deciding they are voting for Bush.

I see Republicans and Democrats complaining about "the sample" after seeing a poll that disagrees with them but I'm not sure it really matters.

6 posted on 09/04/2004 12:05:24 PM PDT by Catphish
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Republicans 94 4
Democrats 14 82
Independents 45 40
From the same poll. I edited out the cretins voting for Nader. Left column is W, right is Lurch. Note the number of Dems crossing party lines. I think this is the most important bit of the poll.


11 posted on 09/04/2004 12:12:40 PM PDT by Chief_Illinewek
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