Sunday, November 7, 2010

Bad polls, good polls, better polls

You might have expected Nate Silver to sleep through the rest of the week after the elections, but the Red Bull must flow freely at 538. Anyone who is serious about polls should read these two recent posts:

Rasmussen Polls Were Biased and Inaccurate; Quinnipiac, SurveyUSA Performed Strongly


When ‘House Effects’ Become ‘Bias’

Even more interesting is Mark Blumenthal's article on the remarkable accuracy of both camps internal polling in Nevada.

Not All Polls Were Wrong In Nevada

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