Skip to comments.Rutgers-Eagleton explains bad poll results on Christie and Booker races
Posted on 03/26/2014 1:58:30 PM PDT by SMGFan
The Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University whose polls on the 2013 race for governor and special election for U.S. Senate were far off the mark today released a study it commissioned to find out why its surveys were so wrong.
According to the report, written by Langer Research Associates of New York, Rutgers-Eagleton flubbed by asking respondents a series of questions about the candidates before finally asking who they would vote for. In effect, that primed respondents to think more positively about candidates, and made them more likely to choose them when they finally arrived at the head-to-head question.
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Their final polls had Christie up by 36 points (he won by 22) and Booker up by 22 points (he won by 10).