MORE THAN HALF OF NEW JERSEYANS TRUST POLLS, BUT MOST QUESTION THEIR ACCURACY

Posted at 1:30 pm December 17, 2015, in Polling, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

While discussion and controversy surround polling’s role in the race to the White House in 2016, New Jerseyans still have some faith in the public opinion polling process, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Fifty percent trust polls a fair amount and another 4 percent, a great deal. On the other hand, 36 percent do not trust polls very much, and 9 percent do not trust them at all.

To learn more about polling and how to be a good poll consumer, visit the American Association for Public Opinion Research or the National Council on Public Polls.

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