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In Polls We Do Not Trust: the British Polling Experience

note this blog was originally posted on the Oxford Q-Step Centre Website on 02 May 2017

Polling Misses in the UK

On 18th April 2017 Theresa May announced a snap general election to take place on 8th June. 1,575 more words


Vote for The Mooch's MPS Nickname!

Friends, Romans, Scissorheads, lend me your snark!

Yes, it is time to vote on a nickname for the new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, a man so objectionable that our pal Spicy (the Angry Inch) would rather quit than work for. 127 more words


Yes on SB 149. No Tax Returns? No space on the California ballot. SAD!

Legislation to require presidential candidates to disclose their last 5 years of tax returns in order to gain a spot on California’s presidential primary ballot passed the CA Senate. 91 more words

Prager U....Why Did Democratic South Become Republican?

“Is it true that in the 1960s and 70s, around the time of the Civil Rights Act, the Republican Party switched identities with the Democratic Party? 79 more words

American Culture

Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter data

(ABC News) — A federal judge on Monday cleared the way for President Donald Trump’s commission on election fraud to resume collecting detailed voter roll information from the states. 538 more words


Election 2007: The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea (State, Society and Governance in Melanesia)

Papua New Guinea’s general election in 2007 attracted particular interest for several reasons. Not only did it follow what was widely acknowledged as the country’s worst election ever, in 2002 (in which elections in six of the country’s 109 electorates were declared to be ‘failed elections’), it was the first general election to be held under a new limited preferential voting system. 52 more words