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Can a Web Quiz Really Tell You Who to Vote For?

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Can a Web Quiz Really Tell You Who to Vote For?

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All your friends are doing it: taking online quizzes to find out which candidate best matches their values. The problem is, we don't always like the answer.

Guests:

Eric Zorn, columnist with the Chicago Tribune and author of "Candidate match.com misses mark"

Bob Collins, creator of Minnesota Public Radio's "Select a Candidate" feature