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American Association for Public Opinion Research

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Renew Your Membership Now

It's time to renew your AAPOR membership! Renew by December 31, 2020, and maintain your connection to our community of more than 2,000 public opinion and survey research professionals.

It's Time For AAPOR's Annual T-Shirt Slogan Contest

We want your cleverest slogans for the 2021 AAPOR Annual Conference T-Shirt. T-shirt slogans that reflect the 2021 Conference theme of Data Collection, Measurement, and Public Opinion During a Pandemic are encouraged. The AAPOR T-Shirt Contest winner will receive a free t-shirt, a $25 gift certificate and recognition in the 2021 conference program. Plus, you will earn the invaluable prize of all the bragging rights of crafting the slogan to represent our 76th Annual Conference!

Submit your slogan by Friday, January 15, 2021.

COVID-19 Changes to Research Practices Workshop Series

Some conversations can't wait until May. If you weren't able to attend our virtual workshops on transitioning CATI to remote interviewing, changes to field operations and changes to qualitative research, recordings are available for purchase. 

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In Memoriam

Janet Streicher
died November 16, 2020. She had been the survey director for Baruch College Survey Center since 2015 and was an active member of AAPOR, the New York chapter of AAPOR (NYAAPOR) and World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). Read more about Janet.

Jennifer Edgar of Olney, Maryland, died unexpectedly Sunday, November, 8, 2020. Jennifer was a longtime member of AAPOR and DC-AAPOR who attended numerous AAPOR annual conferences. Her colleagues remember her wit, kindness and dedication to her work. Read more about Jennifer.


AAPOR Warns Against Rushing to Judgment on 2020 Election Polls
AAPOR cautions that sweeping judgments on polls’ overall performance before all ballots are counted are premature. The 2020 election polling task force is engaging in comprehensive evaluation of this year’s general election polls.


Judging the Polls Requires Patience on Election Night, and After
AAPOR Task Force to Issue Report on General Election Poll Performance
AAPOR is calling on journalists and analysts to wait for final vote results before evaluating the performance of polls conducted for the general election. AAPOR's 2020 election polling task force will issue a report after a careful analysis. 

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