Polling data can be utilized not just in the US but globally to predict election outcomes
Polling articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political polling is designed to represent opinions of a population. Sometimes this works, and sometimes it doesn't. Also check out our sections on World Democracy or our popular Voting Methods Central.
We can’t expect honest voters. It’s proven that there’s always some incentive to be tactical. But what we can do is see how certain voting methods encourage voters to be honest.
Our polling results revealed that, with the approval voting method, third-party candidates would have received a LOT more support than what we saw in the actual election—which used the plurality voting method.
You’re invited to vote in a poll between 7 voting-systems at the Condorcet Internet Voting Service created by longtime Democracy Chronicles writer Michael Ossipoff
Failures in predicting results through opinion polls have brought new questions to answer for experts
Experts have a new framework for 21st century political systems to consider in blockchain governance
Higher wind speed makes voters seek safety, while low winds glide voters toward change and greater risk
A few fortunate political punters cashed in last week after Donald Trump defied the odds to win the White House
The failure of the last-minute polls in Britain provides some insights for the U.S. presidential election
Value of traditional polling is among practices that have come under question following rise of social media’s power