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 they… 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. They answered viewer questions. close
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Glen Bolger Co-Founder Public Opinion Strategies
Jim Gately Guest Host C-SPAN
S. "Bob" Robert Lichter Co-Founder Center for Media and Public Affairs
- Richard Morin Director Washington Post->Polling
Frederick S. Yang Pollster Peter D. Hart Research Associates
Richard Morin, Director of Polling for The Washington Post, spoke about the usefulness and validity of public opinion…
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Paul Wieck and Tom Bethell discussed the presidential race and took viewer calls.
Results of Super Tuesday Primary
Guests discussed the results of the Super Tuesday Primaries and answered viewer questions.