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Qld State Polling and Bad Analysis

Qld State Polling and Bad Analysis

How two pollsters showing identical results can deliver two completely different accounts of voter behaviour - why timeliness matters if you want to avoid bad analysis

Qld Polling Redux

Qld Polling Redux

This is a cross-post from the Crikey Qld Election Blog. With promises of more Qld polling for next week, it might be a good idea to have a quick squiz at what Galaxy and Newspoll have been saying over the 2008/9 period. We’ll run through primary and two party preferred votes for the majors – […]

Newspoll Tuesday – Qld Edition

Newspoll Tuesday – Qld Edition

Day 1 of the campaign and we have our first poll – but be warned, the most important thing about this poll is the sample size: 752 people giving us an MoE of 3.6%. This compares to the usual Qld Newspolls that have samples of 1100 plus. The smaller the sample size, the larger the […]