MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
GREAT POLLING SITES!
www.fivethirtyeight.com (by Nate Silver; carefully weights polling data)
www.realclearpolitics.com (averages polling data)
www.surveyusa.com (automated polls)
www.rasmussenreports.com (FOXs choice)
ARTICLES ON POLLS!
Polls (my handout in class: last major revision: Spring 2009)
BAD CALL: 1996 NH SENATE RACE (SECTION 7-2)
Article on bad Senate race call in 1996: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/course/Syllabi/96Dartmouth/exitpoll.html
2006 ELECTION AND EXIT POLL "FORCING"
Robert Kennedy, Jr. discusses exit polls and the 2004 election. Some of you may want to skip directly to "I. The Exit Polls" for the detailed analysis.
DISCLAIMER: Kennedy is a liberal Democrat, and the truthout.org site also has that slant.
http://www.rollingstone.com/photos/gallery/10467024/ (The Charts)
http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/060106R.shtml (easy-to-access footnotes)