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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 ... looking for popular support or dissent with this question asked by ... The Allied occupation powers helped to create survey institutes in all of the ... for office the candidate may use the poll to decide whether or not they should even ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_must_pollsters_carefully_create_the_questions_they_ask

pollsters must carefully create the questions they ask because the pollster measures the president's popularity or public attitudes toward a White House proposal ...

www.pewresearch.org/methodology/u-s-survey-research/questionnaire-design

Creating good measures involves both writing good questions and ... Many of the questions in Pew Research surveys have been asked in prior polls. .... on the mode used to survey respondents, researchers should carefully evaluate the likely ...

collegeamericangovernment.org/why-do-those-pollsters.html

This chapter explains the basics of polling and explains how citizens should evaluate polls ... How many clones would you have to ask a question of before you knew what .... But pollsters are humans, so sometimes they make mistakes. ... Reputable polling firms carefully review their surveys to try to avoid leading questions, ...

www.ncpp.org/?q=node/4

What questions were asked? In what order were the questions asked? ... for doing the poll creates such serious doubts about the validity of the results that ... You should carefully examine the poll to be certain that it accurately reflects ... In scientific polls, the pollster uses a specific statistical method for picking respondents.

www.wwnorton.com/college/polisci/american-politics-today2/full/ch/05/outline.aspx

Thus, when asked to defend an opinion formed in this way, a person has to do so on the spot ... Large-scale surveys use various types of questions to measure public opinion ... In order to address this issue, pollsters often attempt to verify answers ... for measuring public opinion, but their results must be interpreted carefully.

www.brookings.edu/articles/polling-public-opinion-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly

Yet if you asked whether politicians, business leaders, and journalists should pay attention ... The imaginary example also shows that it matters greatly how the pollsters ask their questions. ... Some surveys are more carefully produced than others. ... Yet the very fragility and ambiguity of public opinion make the use of polls ...

www.ushistory.org/gov/4c.asp

The pollsters then follow several important steps in gathering accurate statistics: ... Since it is generally impossible to question everyone, they must use random sampling, ... Poll results must be carefully and accurately compiled and reported. ... that polls that follow the right steps almost always make the right predictions.

www.dailywire.com/news/8624/7-things-you-need-know-about-polls-and-why-they-aaron-bandler

Aug 24, 2016 ... Conway, who is an experienced pollster, should know that this is not how polling works. ... What is the process for creating a poll? ... "Random Digit Dialing" method, which involves "the pollster carefully chooses ... When people answer the calls, the polling starts by asking them "easy questions to assure the ...