Election Polls, the News Media, and Democracy


Is election polling, properly done, the media's single greatest contribution to democracy? The polling scholars and practitioners whose research is presented in this volume lend ample support to this controversial claim by the editors.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Paul J. Lavrakas
  • Michael W. Traugott
  • Michael R. Kagay
  • Daniel M. Merkle
  • Murray Edelman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2000