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AAPOR Interviews Wrap-Up

Topics: AAPOR , Barack Obama , Exit Polls , Gary Langer , Hillary Clinton , Kathy Frankovic , Paul Maslin , Trend lines

As a wrap-up to my coverage of this year's annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), here are links to all of the video interviews:

Steven Blumberg - Reviews findings from the most recent data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) on the growth of cell-phone only households.

Mark DiCamillo - Director of the Field Poll discusses their ability to interview "call phone only" households with RBS list samples.

Sarah Dutton - CBS News deputy director of surveys reviews findings on the effect of race and gender of interviewer on presidential primary vote preference.

Robert Groves - Co-winner of AAPOR's book award discusses what to make of non-response to surveys.

Chase Harrison - Discusses his analysis of the predictive accuracy of pre-election polls for the 2008 primaries.

Sunshine Hillygus - Discusses findings on microtargeting and direct mail appeals in the 2004 presidential campaign.

Jeff Jones - Reviews the impact of supplemental interviews for recent Gallup polls conducted via cell-phone on vote preference in the presidential primaries and the general election.

Gary Langer - Discusses the poll vetting policies of the ABC News Polling Unit.

Jay Leve - SurveyUSA CEO discusses the value of the AAPOR conference.

Brian McCabe - Winner, along with co-author Jennifer Heerwig, of AAPOR's award for best student paper for "Social Desirability Bias in Estimated Support for a Black Presidential Candidate."

Nancy Mathiowetz - AAPOR's president for 2007-2008 discusses her advice to pollsters and journalists on pre-election poll coverage and the activities of AAPOR's Special Committee on Primary Polls.

Patrick Murray - Director of the Polling Institute at Monmouth University discusses a comparison of random digit dial (RDD) vs. registration based (list) sampling (RBS).

Frank Newport - Gallup editor-in-chief and AAPOR conference chair reviews the expected highlights of the 2008 conference.

Andrew Smith - UNH pollster discusses the significance of undecided voters in this year's New Hampshire primary.

Michael Traugott - Chair of AAPOR's Special Committee on 2008 Primary Polling discusses its activities.

 

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