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Old 1st Dec 2018, 08:44
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Originally Posted by ORAC View Post
I suggest you check out statistical analysis and the average size of polls. A poll that is accurate to within +/- 2% as it states. And Deltapoll is a respected polling organisation with a good record.
Deltapoll is a comparative newcomer, so new that their website is still a work in progress!

That doesn't mean their methodology is inherently dodgy, but they don't have a track record in political polling such as the likes of Comres, Ipsos Mori, YouGov or TNS. But as usual the more significant factor is who commissioned the poll, what the questions were, and how they were asked.

Those caveats apply to all polling / surveys.
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