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Workshop: Public Opinion Quarterly Special Issue September 15. In December, AAPOR will release a Public Opinion Quarterly Special Issue devoted to Survey Research, Today and Tomorrow. Get a preview of the articles in the issue by attending the DC-AAPOR workshop, which will include presentations from several selected papers and the editor, Peter Miller of the Census Bureau. There will be ample time for discussion and questions.
Join DC-AAPOR for a day-night doubleheader August 8. First, Jon Krosnick will present a talk and take questions on the current state of political polling, considering recent high-profile events such as the primary elections here in the US and the Brexit referendum in the UK. Later, join a DC-AAPOR happy hour at Blues Alley to enjoy Krosnick's band, Charged Particles, play a set with Paul McCandless. Ticket price will include both the lecture and the show at Blues Alley. 

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