- ‘Huffpollstrology’ and Response Rates explains why response rates alone don’t explain much, and
- More on Response Rates goes into much more detail.
The Rasmussen kerfuffle has prodded Mark to write a series of posts on the subject
- Rasmussen’s Index and the Intensity of Opinion, and the beginning of a multi-parter
- Can I Trust this Poll?, Part I.
Guess what my QuantLit students will be reading this fall…
Update (11 August). Blumenthal continues with
Update (13 August). Blumenthal concludes his series with an audacious proposal to make polls more transparent: