Originally Posted by feepa
This poll was an internet poll? Rather than the standard means of surveys -- phones?
The pollstar [sic] is reputable, but an internet poll? Highly unscientific and unrealistic results are expected
Please tell me this level of ignorance is rare in Alberta, a province I admire.
In the 21st century, online polls are "proving more accurate than phoning." (Source: Toronto Star
) "Randomized telephone polling, which has been the backbone of the industry for decades, is rapidly giving way to online polling." (Source: CBC
) The "respondents are more likely to take the time to answer questions accurately." (Source: Toronto Star
) "Internet polls are now clearly the wave of the future." (Source: CBC
) The most accurate poll in the 2008 federal election was an online poll (conducted by Angus Reid, of course). (Source: Toronto Star
) The most accurate poll in the 2011 federal election was an online poll (once again, conducted by Angus Reid). (Source: Angus Reid Forum
Are you done making a fool of yourself?