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American Association for Public Opinion Research


Do you know someone whose expertise and values should be represented on the AAPOR Council?  Would you personally like to play a leadership role in AAPOR and a voice at the table? Nominations are now open for the AAPOR 2017-2018 Executive Council. 

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Writing for Refereed Journals
Presented by Trent Buskirk, PhD, Kristen Olson, PhD, Patricia Moy, PhD
Monday, November 7, 2016
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.


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Nov, 2016

Nov 14:  2017-2018 Exec. Council Nominations

Nov, 2017

Nov 14:  Abstract Deadline for Panels, Papers, Methodological Briefs and Posters


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