1,167Oct 30, 2012
Scott Keeter talked about how polls are designed and written, conducted, and analyzed, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the technological ...
716Sep 6, 2011
Scott Keeter on the Mechanics of Polling
Scott Keeter talked about how polling works, and described how polls are crafted, surveyed, and analyzed. Topics include polling samples, weighting, margin of error, and tabling of statistical ...
171Nov 7, 2010
2010 Midterm Exit Polls
Scott Keeter talked about 2010 midterm election voting patterns, including which groups showed up to vote and those that stayed home on election day. He also responded to telephone calls and ...
265Feb 18, 2009
The Latest Generation
Panelists spoke about values held by the “Millennial” generation of Americans born after 1982. They focused on changing attitudes toward public policy, the role of government, individual ...
46Jun 22, 2008
Campaign 2008 and Independents
Scott Keeter talked about issues in the Obama-McCain contest important to independents, including their demographic make-up and recent polls and surveys on their preferences. He responded to ...
76Aug 2, 2007
Combating Drugs in Public Schools
The session began with the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the National Anthem led by Girl Scout Troop 5462. U.S. Department of Education officials offered opening remarks on the topic, ...
24Apr 21, 2007
Book Discussion on What Americans Know
Scott Keeter talked about Pew’s new survey on public knowledge of current affairs. The survey, What Americans Know: 1989-2007, also looked at how the sources of news influence a ...
23Nov 9, 2004
2004 Elections and the Youth Vote
Participants talked about the impact of the youth vote in the 2004 elections, media analysis of voter turnout, voter education and motivation drives, and the successes of their efforts in the ...
66Oct 14, 2004
Gay Marriage Ballot Measures
Participants talked about same-sex marriages, efforts by some to pass a Federal Marriage Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the role of the issue in the 2004 presidential campaign, state autonomy ...