UMDemocracy: Understanding Election Polling
What even is polling? According to the the Pew Research Center, polling is really just survey research that "focuses on people’s issue preferences, engagement in the election, opinions about the candidates, views of the campaign and (other) voter preferences." News outlets and other media sources use polling during an election year to forecast election outcomes, among other things. Join a UMD Alumni Association panel of experts moderated by CNN political correspondent, Sara Murray '07, to learn more about what polling is and how to decipher what different polls actually mean.
Learn more and register on the UMDemocracy: Understanding Election Polling event page.