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Now available, the AAPOR Task Force on Address-based Sampling has recorded a new webinar discussing their report.
The newest issue of Survey Practice is now available online. The articles of this issue deal with popularity of gay marriage, mobile-only web survey respondents, PCs versus Smartphones in answering web surveys, the effect of a pre-paid incentive on response rates to an Address-Based Sampling (ABS) web-mail survey and more. 

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AAPOR Transparency Initiative Raises the Bar for Polling
Membership in the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s Transparency Initiative is being viewed as a standard for election polling public disclosure requirements.

New Online Courses for Journalists
In conjunction with Poynter.News University, AAPOR is offering the "Understanding and Interpreting Polls" free online course for both U.S. journalists and International journalists to help improve media reporting about polls and survey results around the world.

Get the latest Election Polling Resources 

With the 2016 Presidential election process underway, AAPOR has put together all of the resources you need to make sense of the latest polls and put current results into persepective.

Reports of the demise of polls have been greatly exaggerated


AAPOR Executive Council member David Dutwin's piece on how polling has been very accurate for more than 20 years.


AAPOR Transparency InitiativeBecome a member of the TI, supporting our mutual goal of more effective disclosure of research methods by all organizations. JOIN


Nov, 2017

Nov 07:  Abstract Deadline for Panels, Papers, Methodological Briefs and Posters


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