Election Polls, the News Media, and Democracy

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Chatham House Publishers, 2000 - Political Science - 352 pages
This is an introduction to modern polling. Focusing primarily on the 1996 US presidential election campaign, scholars and media pollsters address such topics as political campaigns, elections, voting behaviour and public opinion, as well as the news media's role in elections and democracy.

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Contents

Media Use of Polls in Covering Major Political News
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Continuing Evolution in the Use of Public Opinion Polls
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A Review of the 1996 Voter News Service Exit Polls
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