exit polls

Open Diary

Swapan Dasgupta

Why pollsters fail to detect an electoral wave

The Damned Science of Psephology

Maybe we need a new method for reading the mood

Why Even the Best Exit Polls in India Are Useless

Conclusions about caste and community vote patterns in Indian elections are all based on erroneous data. At best we can only make qualitative assessments, but if political ‘scientists’ were to admit this, what would they do?


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