It is about time the media stopped giving credence to small sample polls.
Why – Look at the fiasco of almost daily polling leading up to Brexit.
Recent history – Examining Polls leading up to Britain’s EU Referendum. All of the MSM presented small sample polls that seemed to confirm that the Government sponsored “Remain” result was comfortably leading BUT an online poll with a sample size of 907,000 indicated a 65% win for “Leave”.
Have a look @ The Daily Telegraph Article leading up to Brexit
These are the results of the almost 1 million sample sized Poll
The Daily Telegraph controlled mass Vote duplication by restricting voting to Digital Subscribers of this online Newspaper.
Now America has its own version that uses the largest possible data sample – The State voter registration data – Now an Analyst company with a web address – www.longroom.com produced a statistically valid proposition that the published Presidential Polls were biased.
Now, I found their claim interesting enough to examine more closely their methodology. BUT the site has now been taken down – no surprises here – you can, however, see the results of removing the bias from a wide number unprofessional pollsters – here