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  •  Thanks for the clarifying criteria on RAND (3+ / 0-)
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    MBishop1, KingofSpades, Supavash

    I wasn't sure you should be including Reuters/Ipsos internet poll in your coverage based on previously stated criteria that an internet poll had to have a track record first (YouGov). Fact is, Reuters/Ipsos is not a proven track record of internet success. They have never done a presidential GE online before. They did do at least one primary poll this year and it was way off, but I would say at this point you have made the full case why you include certain online surveys and not others.

    •  Well, Ipsos Does Have a Track Record... (3+ / 0-)
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      LordMike, TerryDarc, pico3

      Not in internet polls per se, but as a pollster they do. So I am willing to give a little benefit of the doubt.

      Which is why, incidentally, back in 2006 (before I was FPed) I did choose to put Zogby's Interactive numbers in my Wraps.

      When they shit the bed...well...that was that! :)

      "Every one is king when there's no one left to pawn" (BRMC)
      Contributing Editor, Daily Kos/Daily Kos Elections

      by Steve Singiser on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 06:59:20 PM PDT

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    •  Reuters/Ipsos makes it hard to find their results (2+ / 0-)
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      KingTag, LordMike

      During the conventions they were tweeted out in the early evening, then usually a Reuters article later, and full numbers would be posted the next day.

      Now, I don't see them tweet the results ever, the Reuters articles appear sporadically, and the Ipsos site with the full numbers is often several days out of date.  

      I assume Steve is on some kind of mailing list. A lot of days here is the only place I see the numbers. Why do the poll if they don't want to publicize it?

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