Complexity Digest 2004.45 - 18.01
Report Says Problems Led to Skewed Surveying Data, NY Times
Excerpts: "The last wave of national exit polls we received, along with many other subscribers, showed Kerry winning the popular vote by 51 percent to 48 percent, if true, surely enough to carry the Electoral College," (...).
Officials with the consortium said they did not yet have a full explanation for why the national poll skewed in Mr. Kerry's favor. (...)
Even Tony Blair, (...), was fooled. (...) he had gone to bed thinking Mr. Kerry was the next president (...), only to wake up to learn otherwise.
- Source: Report Says Problems Led to Skewed Surveying Data
[ http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/05/politics/campaign/05poll.html ], Jim Rutenberg, NYTimes, 04/11/05