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Halloween (Week) Leftovers

Topics: 2008 , Cell Phones , The 2008 Race

Frank Newport blogs on the importance of immigration to Democrats and promises a new Gallup poll on the presidential race early next week.

Jonathan Martin blogs comments from Winthrop University professor Scott Huffman on the methodology of his recent poll of South Carolina.

Doyle McManus warns of the shaky predictive value of polls "purporting to say who's winning the race."

Kathy Frankovic considers how religious faith will affect this year's presidential campaign.

Chris Cillizza parses some recent CNN poll tabulations of perceptions of Hillary Clinton by gender.

Margie Connolly examines the independents in a recent CBS News poll that expect to "weigh in on the selection of presidential nominees next year."

David Hill considers the political viability of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Mark Mellman reports results of two surveys on "looming crisis of long term care" (surveys were sponsored by Americans for Secure Retirement and Genworth Financial).

Chris Bowers ponders the subgroup shifts in the Democratic presidential race found in the latest Pew Research Center survey.

Carl Bialik questions (appropriately) another Zogby online survey about another online activity.

College senior Mara Gordon considers the implications of cell-phone only users excluded from national surveys.

And speaking of cell-phone-only households: The recent Pew Research Center survey used a combined sample of respondents interviewed by landline phone and cell-phone. They promise "a detailed analysis of the landline and cell phone samples in the coming weeks."

 

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