Election-Day Voter Polls [electronic resource] : Their Use by the Television Networks.

Describes network procedures for conducting Presidential election voter exit polls and examines the advantages and disadvantages to the networks of relying solely on exit poll results for projecting winners. The analysis is done in light of pending legislation to restrict the making of election proj...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Corporate Author: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: [S.l] : [s.n.], 1981.
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Summary:Describes network procedures for conducting Presidential election voter exit polls and examines the advantages and disadvantages to the networks of relying solely on exit poll results for projecting winners. The analysis is done in light of pending legislation to restrict the making of election projections before all voting places have closed across the nation, and/or to require that all voting places close at the same time.
Item Description:Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed June 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Physical Description:26 p., digital, PDF file.