The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial
presidential election, ... Virtually every prediction (with or without public opinion
polls) indicated that Truman would be d...
The election of 1948 demonstrated that a good poll needed a latersample.
The election of 1948 demonstrated that a good poll needed what? The election of
1948 demonstrated that a good poll needed a later sample. 10 people found ...
In one of the most studied elections in United States history, ... If he lost his
Senate bid in 1948, he planned to return to Texas to .... particularly his stance on
labor, demonstrates how Johnson was adept at playing ... They were good,
because he and Stevenson would both go into a ..... Fortas realized that Johnson
The two leading published nationwide polls, the Gallup Poll and the Harris
Survey, .... surveys were needed because “Polls are almost inevitably opinion-
forming as ... numbers of fictitious ballots to make a good showing for their
candidates. .... This was demonstrated in the election campaigns of 1940 and
1944, when the ...
Potential Vote in the 1948 Election ... Probably the largest group of newcomers to
the polls in 1948 will be veterans who could not, or did not, cast ballots in 1944 ...
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As recent history has demonstrated, a presidential campaign's electoral vote .....
election with θk,0 revealed, noting the error in the mid-campaign polls. ....
squared error for the 15 presidential elections since 1948 is about four
percentage points. .... “reverse walk” approach is needed, where the variance of
state standing to ...
Sample Chapter for Campaign Talk: Why Elections Are Good for Us by Hart, R.P.,
... Texts collected from each of the thirteen presidential elections between 1948
.... now conducting their own polls, the press is increasingly in danger of making
..... that of the candidate, a phenomenon demonstrated in the decreasing "sound
a close presidential election; in 1948 it did.2 That Truman had many ... decisive,
as well as having a good record on civil rights, refused to do any thing to ..... also
"Dewey needed shift of only 303,414 votes," New York Herald Tribune, 12
November ..... Republican American Committee demonstrated that African
to pre-election polls, but also in measuring survivors' attitudes about recovery
policies .... demonstrate that Hurricane Katrina had a depressing effect on turnout
in the 2006 election, ... The 2006 New Orleans mayoral election is a good case
.... is necessary. ..... The polls – review: Was 1996 a worse year for polls than