Polling


Guests:

Rob Daves
Director, Strategic and News Research Director, The Minnesota Poll
The Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lawrence Jacobs
Co-author, Politicians Don't Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness (University of Chicago Press, 2000)
Land Grant McKnight Professor Director, 2004 Election Project, The Hubert H. Humphrey Institute
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Alan Yelsey
President
Interactive Meetings Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kentucky was one of three states to elect a governor this week. A recent poll showed Ernie Fletcher, the Republican candidate, ahead by nine percentage points. How good was the poll? He won by ten. In this hour, we'll talk about the science of polling.

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