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Pollsters May Have Fatal Flaw in Obama Romney Numbers

Bruce2397 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:26 AM
There was nothing wrong with the polls other than they kept showing Obama with a lead in key states. As I told someone once, just because you don't like this doesn't mean anything is wrong.
As one who polled the 2008 presidential race extensively, it dawned on me, looking at the various "swing state" surveys taken recently, that many pollsters might be making a significant error that results in President Barack Obama with a lead, when perhaps the lead in reality belongs to Mitt Romney.

When surveys are conducted, the people who are interviewed are randomly selected registered (in a good poll) likely voters who are willing to respond. But that just begins the process. Those responses must then be "weighted" or allocated based on some projected model of past or future voter turnout strength. In other...