Polling a sample is not a complete election poll
, but it is only polling a section of all voters in order to estimate and analyze how the public at large might vote.
Banker Sumit Awasthi finds it difficult to rely on the results of an exit poll
Prior to this, EC on May 09 had declared "void", the polls
held at one polling station in Puducherry on April 18 and polls
held at 168 polling stations in Tripura West parliamentary constituency on April 11 and ordered re-polling for all these polling stations to be held on May 12.
and the IBD/TIPP poll
are not (http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/pollster-ratings/) highly cited polls
First and foremost, it's the first statistically significant poll
By far the most common form of voter fraud - involving mail-in ballots - only occurs outside of the polls
and away from the eyes of any potential poll
card is for your information only -- you do not need to take it to the polling station in order to vote.
According to the EC, "The period may commence from the beginning of the hours fixed for poll
on the first day of poll
and continues till half an hour after closing of the polling in all the states and union territories."In order to maintain a level playing field and to ensure free and fair elections, the EC advised all print and electronic media not to resort to such broadcast or publish such information.
E-poll books guard against fraud, since they immediately inform poll
workers if someone has voted early or absentee.
JUNE 2006: Poll
shows three yellow cards to Croatia defender Josip Simunic before sending him off in World Cup match against Australia.
* Opinion polls
for a prominent national newspaper (the Jamaica Observer's Stone Polls
Founder and director of the Ohio Ballet until 1999, Heinz Poll
died in April in his Cleveland Heights home.
And why would the Gallup Organization be enlisted to conduct a poll
on business relationship issues?
6) with so many voters turning out, serious difficulties arose that accentuated failures in the voter registration system; problems stemming from the lack of standardization of rules for casting and counting of provisional and absentee ballots; inadequate polling place procedures, including poll
worker related problems; and problematic voting machine operations.
One exit poll
conducted by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies showed that Bush's support among African Americans in Ohio hit 16 percent--five points higher than the national average.