Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest

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Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Sept. 29, 2004                     In Chapter 10, we saw the utility of often including authority figures in testing support for policy.  Since adequate questions …

Chapter 11: Good Polls, Good Pollsters, Good Sponsors

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Chapter 11: Good Polls, Good Pollsters, Good Sponsors By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Aug. 16, 2004                     Good sponsors must take responsibility for hiring good pollsters and conducting good polls.  But how does a sponsor become a good sponsor and …

Chapter 7: Down Boy? No — Give the People a Break

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Chapter 7: Down Boy?  No — Give the People a Break By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) July 22, 2004                     The poll results that the media show us in newspapers, magazines, TV and radio are supplied by big-time commercial pollsters.  …