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What’s the point of Exit Polls? – Opinion polls in a nutshell (#2/4)

December 30, 2019 at 10:51 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

As you can probably guess from the name, an exit poll is a poll of voters taken just after they exit the polling station. But if you’re going to get the real results in just a few hours, what’s the point of an exit poll? Well, there are several points. First, because elections are big

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“What’s the point of Exit Polls? – Opinion polls in a nutshell (#2/4)”

Who needs a poll? – Opinion polls in a nutshell (#1/4)

December 24, 2019 at 10:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Back in 1824 the Harrisburg Pennsylvanian asked readers who they were going to vote for, and in an exceptionally close race they correctly predicted that Andrew Jackson would be the next President. This was the first known opinion poll and possibly the only interesting thing the Harrisburg Pennsylvanian ever did. Since then, opinion polls have

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“Who needs a poll? – Opinion polls in a nutshell (#1/4)”

Politics of Climate Change | Years of Living Dangerously

December 17, 2019 at 8:49 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

BRADLEY WHITFORD: I want to know why there aren’t more Republicans in Congress willing to come forward on climate. So I’m going to meet the GOP’s most outspoken critic, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE: I am back to again urge my colleagues to wake up to the stark reality of climate change. BRADLEY WHITFORD:

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“Politics of Climate Change | Years of Living Dangerously”

Election Strategies | 22 Minutes

December 2, 2019 at 9:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Our party must come out of this election with another majority. Our party must come out of this election with a minority. Our party must come out of this election still a party. The polls are in, and Justin’s numbers are looking good. Kinda like Justin. Andrew’s numbers are unremarkable. Kind of like Andrew. Who’s

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“Election Strategies | 22 Minutes”

Justin Trudeau: Into the Election-verse | 22 Minutes

November 28, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

♬♩ Election day, whose name will you check? ♬♩ ♬♩Know I’ve been bad bad, hope you forget. ♬♩ ♬♩Swing into a voting booth, mark it with an ‘X’ ♬♩ ♬♩First past the post need votes from Quebec. ♬♩ ♬♩Elizabeth May I’m keeping her in check ♬♩ ♬♩Crash in the polls, Jagmeet you’re a wreck ♬♩

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“Justin Trudeau: Into the Election-verse | 22 Minutes”

David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians

November 27, 2019 at 5:24 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

JUDY WOODRUFF: In 2013, billionaire investor, businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein set out an ambitious plan, to moderate a series of conversations with prominent historians in front of an audience of bipartisan lawmakers. The goal? To make members of Congress more knowledgeable about the past, so they could better deal with the country’s future. Rubenstein

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“David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians”

Elections Canada Blowout Sale! | 22 Minutes

November 25, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

You might be be glad the election is over, but at Elections Canada, we’re still cleaning up. Our polling booths have closed, our yellow “Vote” signs are coming down, and all we’re left with is… Tiny pencils. Tons and tons of tiny pencils. That’s why we’re having our quadrennial Elections Canada Tiny Pencil Blowout! They’re

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“Elections Canada Blowout Sale! | 22 Minutes”