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Voters overrate favorite candidates

(PhysOrg.com) -- If your political candidate of choice falls behind in the polls, will you lose faith in his ability to win? Probably not. A new study from Northwestern University suggests that people tend to believe that ...

Feb 23, 2012
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Hypothetical questions can influence behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the election cycle now underway, many Americans will be responding to political polls about who they support in the races for president and other offices. But can the poll questions themselves influence ...

Sep 20, 2011
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New Data Support Use Of Instant Run-Off Voting

(PhysOrg.com) -- New data collected as part of a North Carolina State University study during the 2009 municipal election in Hendersonville, N.C., show that voters prefer instant run-off voting (IRV) to traditional voting ...

Dec 03, 2009
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Golden State: Yes, No or Maybe?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dan Schnur, director of the College's Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, analyzes the findings from the first of six USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences/Los Angeles Times statewide ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Survey: Ask permission to use newborn data, parents say

More than three-quarters of parents would be willing to permit the use of their children's newborn screening samples for research purposes if their permission were obtained beforehand, a University of Michigan survey shows.

Jul 15, 2009
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