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Oversampling Dems

I'm a bit of a poll geek. I think it stems from my time in politics. This piece in NRO really exposes the oversampling of Democrats going on in many major polls:

How important is it for polling organizations to include the correct proportions of self-identified Republicans and Democrats in their polls? The short answer is: Extremely. In this hyper-partisan age, the partisan ratio can not only determine the poll’s top-line results, but also shape the ensuing media interpretation of what it all “means.” That interpretation defines the expectations game, which, in turn, affects fundraising, voter enthusiasm, and turnout.
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