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Margin of Error

Ted Cruz Is Doing Well In Iowa, But The Race Is Not Tied

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

Things are going well right now for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). On Tuesday, Quinnipiac declared that he was polling at 23 percent among likely Iowa Repub...

Mark Blumenthal

The 'Margin Of Error' Is More Controversial Than You Think | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

If you read polls in the news, you're probably familiar with the term "margin of error." What you may not know is that pollsters disagree fiercely abo...

Stop Asking for Margin of Error in Polling Research

Annie Pettit | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Annie Pettit

Sometimes, the best measure of the quality of research is how transparent your vendor is when they describe their research methodology, and the strengths and weaknesses associated with it.

Mark Blumenthal

Palin Sinking? Picking Apart The Latest Horse Race Poll | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I was on vacation last week, but nearly interrupted it when I saw the press release from D.C. public relations firm Clarus, touting the results of its...