Thursday, August 6, 2015

For now, Donald Trump is kickin' butt in South Carolina while Scott Walker fades

At a glance, there appears to be a number of outlier polls in this group, which makes this as good a time as any to share this article.

Presidential polls:  How to avoid getting fooled.  (The New York Times, 7/30/2015
The guidelines:
  1. Trust polling averages
  2. Be skeptical of outliers
  3. Track endorsement, not early polls
  4. Keep gaffes in perspectives 
  5. Heed the rhythm of polls

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