Courtney Kennedy

Vice President, Methods and Innovation

report | Aug 18, 2020

A Resource for State Preelection Polling

If a battleground state poll does not adjust for having too many college graduates, it is at risk of overstating support for a Democratic presidential candidate. The Current Population Survey provides high-quality data that can mitigate overrepresentation of college graduates.

report | Nov 19, 2019

A Field Guide to Polling: Election 2020 Edition

While survey research in the United States is a year-round undertaking, the public’s focus on polling is never more intense than during the run-up to a presidential election.

short reads | Jul 16, 2019

How is polling done around the world?

The Center conducts polls in many countries other than the U.S. – but the methodology behind our international surveys can vary.

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