1,155Oct 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 ...
725Jul 29, 2011
Newsmakers with Governor Terry Branstad
Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) talked about the Iowa straw poll scheduled for Aug. 13 and the Republican field of candidates, as well as economic issues and the role of the next year’s ...
713Sep 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 ...
563Aug 31, 2008
Presidential Campaign 2008 Focus Group
AARP with Frank Luntz
497Dec 28, 2010
Polling in Political Campaigns
Andrew Myers talked about the tools of polling in political campaigns and ways that polling adds to message and strategy building. In his remarks Mr. Myers explained polling terms and the ...
386Jun 19, 2012
Congressional Connection Poll
Shane Goldmacher talked about National Journal's Congressional Connection poll thatt tracks the public’s opinions on the policies Congress is debating.
383Oct 26, 2008
Election Focus Group Meeting
Pollster Peter Hart conducted a focus group with “persuadable voters” from Lake County, Ohio, who were undecided or leaning toward a candidate. The participants were screened to ...
361Sep 4, 2013
Public Opinion Polls
Polling experts talked about the results of a Kantar study of public views on their perceptions of opinion polls. Topics included perceptions of bias and unreliability in poll results, the ...
295May 8, 1992
Book Discussion on The Superpollsters
Professor Moore discussed the evolution and process of political polling, which is the subject of his book The Superpollsters: How They Measure and Manipulate Public Opinion in America. He ...
293Nov 7, 2012
Pollsters and the 2012 Election Results
Political analyst Charlie Cook, Democratic pollster Margi Omergo, and Republican pollster Alex Bratty discussed the many polls and surveys given prior to and after election day. Topics included ...
277May 5, 2011
Veteran pollsters Mark Penn, Ed Goeas, Stan Greenberg, and political analyst Bill Schneider discussed presidential polls and the effect of public opinion on presidents and their ...
270Oct 29, 1992
Book Discussion on Follow the Leader
Professors Brace and Hinckley, co-authors of Follow the Leader: Opinion Polls and the Modern Presidents published by Basic Books, discussed the relationship between the modern presidents and ...
240Dec 28, 2009
Campaign Research and Polling
Stefan Hankin talked to students about the use of survey data and polling information in mounting a successful political campaign. He also answered questions from the students.
221Jan 4, 2010
Polling and Survey Research
Glen Bolger spoke to students about the use of polling and survey data in public policy and political campaigns. Among the topics he addressed were the use of polling for research, targeting ...
219Nov 2, 2012
History of Political Polling
Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon Cohen talked about the history of political polling in America at the Smithsonian National Museum ...
191Nov 21, 2011
Polls and Focus Groups
Peter Hart discussed polls and focus groups with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism.
178Oct 19, 2000
Election 2000 and Today's Youth
Following a review of the results of a survey of youth attitudes toward politics, Mr. Rather moderated a panel of journalists who discussed the findings. Among the topics they addressed ...
177May 8, 2009
After Words with Stan Greenberg
Stan Greenberg talked about his book Dispatches from the War Room: In the Trenches with Five Extraordinary Leaders (Thomas Dunne Books; February 17, 2009). In his memoir, he recounts his work ...
177Oct 8, 2012
Public Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims
Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. The poll was conducted following violent protests in the Arab world that erupted in ...
167Nov 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 ...
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