Political Polling and the Midterm Elections
Guests discussed the latest poll results on various state races and President Clinton’s approval rating. They also explained how… read more
Guests discussed the latest poll results on various state races and President Clinton’s approval rating. They also explained how they conduct their polls and how poll results are released to the media in an attempt to garner favorable coverage of their clients. Lastly they analyzed which parts of the polls are most important. Mr. Lichter added his insights on how polls affect public opinion and the election outcomes. Mr. Morin by telephone also participated briefly in this discussion. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Glen Bolger Co-Founder Public Opinion Strategies
- S. "Bob" Robert Lichter Co-Founder Center for Media and Public Affairs
- Richard Morin Director Washington Post->Polling
- Fred Yang Pollster Peter D. Hart Research Associates
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