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Entries from September 29th, 2004

Thoughts on the Gallup Controversy

September 29th, 2004, 12:00pm by Sam Wang

Relevant to the current Gallup controversy: Here is a table of Gallup national presidential polls, along with Party ID statistics for each poll. The GOP-Democratic margin in the poll correlates quite closely with the Bush-Kerry margin. In fact, the correlation coefficient is 0.73 (r2=0.53, P<0.001). Put into lay terms, this means that Party ID gap [...]

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Tags: 2004 Election