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Capturing Cell Phone-Only Users in Political Polls

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Capturing Cell Phone-Only Users in Political Polls

Capturing Cell Phone-Only Users in Political Polls

Capturing Cell Phone-Only Users in Political Polls

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Fourteen percent of Americans now do not have landline phones. Pollsters wonder whether this will affect polls because they normally don't call cell phones.

Scott Keeter of the Pew Research Center, which has just done a study on the subject, says non-landline users are like others in their young demographic on political matters, but may differ on other issues. Scott Simon speaks with Keeter.

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