[extropy-chat] exit polls

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Thu Oct 5 04:10:07 UTC 2006

At 07:07 PM 10/4/2006 -0700, Spike wrote:

>I need to review what I posted, but my intention was that this mechanism
>would account for under-representation of voters in the exit polls for
>left-leaning candidates.  I am thinking of a list of factors that account
>for inaccuracies in exit polls.

Yes, but isn't the usual complaint quite the reverse: that exit polls 
suggested a *larger* number of votes for the left than appeared in 
the final count? Why else would the left cry stinking fish (aka "we 
wuz robbed") on this basis?

Damien Broderick

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