Wednesday, July 18, 2012

House Effects

There appear to be systematic tendencies for some polling firms to favor either Obama or Romney.  Nate Silver calls this tendency the “House Effect” of a particular poll and explains the adjustments that are necessary for a political analyst to fairly use the polling result.

Are current polls of self-identified registered voters oversamplying Democrats?


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home