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Reducing vote overreporting in surveys : Social desirability, memory failure, and source monitoring
One of the most frequently observed survey measurement errors is theoverreporting of voting behavior. Almost since the series of AmericanNational Election Studies (NES) began, the level of surveyExpand
A Review and Proposal for a New Measure of Poll Accuracy
This article proposes a new measure of the predictive accuracy (A) of election polls that permits examination of both accuracy and bias, and it applies the new measure to summarize the results of aExpand
Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot
Voting difficulties hung over America's presidential election in 2000 like a dark cloud. Hanging chads, a butterfly ballot, and the Supreme Court remain the most vivid memories of that politicalExpand
The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion Research
PART ONE: HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY OF PUBLIC OPINION AND PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH The Public and Public Opinion in Political Theories - Vincent Price The Deliberating Public and Deliberative Polls - PeterExpand
Response Validity in Surveysof Voting Behavior
This paper presents the results of a project which validated the reported registration and voting behavior of respondents in a national election study. The accuracy of reported voting behavior in theExpand
LITTLE WHITE LIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE MODELS CORRELATED RESPONSE ERRORS IN A PANEL STUDY OF VOTING
One interpretation for the common survey finding that the background characteristics of vote overreporters resemble those of actual voters is that misreporters usually vote. This hypothesis-thatExpand
Electronic voting eliminates hanging chads but introduces new usability challenges
TLDR
The arrival of electronic voting has generated considerable controversy, mostly about its vulnerability to fraud. Expand
The Accuracy of the National Preelection Polls in the 2004 Presidential Election
The 2004 presidential election campaign provided a venue for a wide variety of polling, and it was not without its controver- sies. In the end, the final estimates of the preelection polls, the breadExpand
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