Here Is Why You Should Ignore The ABC News/Washington Post Poll
The ABC News/Washington Post Poll appears to have some serious issues and contradicts itself, which is why it is best to ignore it as an outlier.
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A lot of angst has been created among Democrats by the ABC News/Washington Post Poll, so let’s take it apart and see what is going on here.
The ABC News/Washington Post Poll Makes No Sense And Seems To Be At War With Itself
We could take apart the ABC News/Washington Post poll over several newsletters, but for brevity and clarity, let’s go over some of the main issues.
I have participated in the ABC News/Washington Post Poll in the past, and one of the things that you need to understand first is that this is a random poll.
The polling company hired a call center and randomly called 1,006 Americans.
A dual frame landline and cell phone telephone sample was generated using Random Digit Dialing procedures by Survey Sampling International (SSI). Interviewers called landline and cel…
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