May 13, 2014

Why No One Trusts India's Election Polling

Adam Taylor, Washington Post

The Associated Press

There's a multitude of reasons why polling in India is a difficult task, some of which are simple things like scale (India is really big and diverse) and technology (many people don't have phones or Internet access still). As Jonah Force Hill wrote in the Diplomat in February, few polling companies actually have the resources to do so many face-to-face interviews on a national scale and thus are forced to extrapolate data for their forecasts.

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TAGGED: Polls, Narendra Modi, India

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