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Halloween (Week) Leftovers

11/02/2007 08:19 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Mark Blumenthal Mark Blumenthal is the Head of Election Polling at SurveyMonkey.

Frank Newport blogs
on the importance of immigration to Democrats and promises
a new Gallup
poll on the presidential race early next week.

Jonathan
Martin
blogs comments from Winthrop
University professor Scott Huffman on
the methodology of his recent poll
of South Carolina.

Doyle
McManus
warns of the shaky predictive value of polls "purporting to say
who's winning the race."

Kathy
Frankovic
considers how religious faith will affect this year's
presidential campaign.

Chris
Cillizza
parses some recent CNN poll tabulations of perceptions of Hillary
Clinton by gender.

Margie
Connolly
examines the independents in a recent CBS News poll that expect to
"weigh in on the selection of presidential nominees next year."

David
Hill
considers the political viability of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Mark
Mellman
reports results of two surveys on "looming crisis of long term care"
(surveys were sponsored by Americans
for Secure Retirement
and Genworth
Financial
).

Chris Bowers
ponders the subgroup shifts in the Democratic presidential race found in the
latest Pew Research Center
survey.

Carl
Bialik
questions (appropriately) another Zogby online survey about another
online activity.

College senior Mara
Gordon
considers the implications of cell-phone only users excluded from
national surveys.

And speaking of cell-phone-only
households: The recent Pew Research Center survey used a combined sample of respondents interviewed by landline phone and
cell-phone. They promise "a
detailed analysis of the landline and cell phone samples in the coming weeks."