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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opinion_poll

An opinion poll, often simply referred to as a poll or a survey, is a human research survey of public opinion from a particular sample. Opinion polls are usually designed to represent the opinions of a population .... Brushfire polls are polls taken during the period between the benchmark poll and tracking polls. The number of ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_are_polls_taken

To give insight on the likely outcome. Also to help determine the public opinion.

www.britannica.com/topic/public-opinion/Political-polls

Although popular attention has been focused on polls taken before major elections, most polling is devoted to other subjects, and university-based opinion  ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/chapter/measuring-public-opinion

Opinion polls are usually designed to represent the opinions of a population by ..... Brushfire polls are polls taken during the period between the benchmark and  ...

www.crf-usa.org/election-central/public-opinion-polls.html

Assessing Public Opinion Polls Building your Own Public Opinion Poll Part One ... to be as accurate as a poll taken during election week of the actual election. 4.

people.howstuffworks.com/political-polling.htm

News broadcasts and Web sites often feature polls detailing public opinion. Who selects the people who respond to political polls? And what do the numbers ...

apgovernmentchs.wikispaces.com/Polling+-+Methods+%26+Types

Polling today occurs in several types and by several methods. Since there ... The polls are taken every day and usually to only registered voters. The polls can ...

support.citrixonline.com/en_US/webinar/all_files/G2W040015

You can use Polls to engage your attendees and focus their attention on the session. ... Log in to your account if prompted – you'll be taken to the Manage Polls ...

ellisp.github.io/blog/2017/09/09/nzpolls-again

Sep 9, 2017 ... There's often not enough attention to the long view on these things, so here is a graphic of 15 years of polling data: Taken all together, the polls ...