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Third Annual AAPOR's Got Talent Competition in Atlanta, Georgia!
The AAPOR Education Committee is now accepting abstract submissions for the third annual AAPOR’s Got Talent (AGT) competition! As a reminder about past years’ events, this competition allows AAPOR members to develop original ideas for addressing some of the most pressing issues in survey research, and present their ideas to a panel of judges and the AAPOR membership at the annual conference. The audience and the judges then vote for their favorite idea, and a winner is selected based on the votes.
Submit Your Abstracts for AAPOR 2020
AAPOR seeks proposals for individual paper, methodological brief, and poster sessions, self-organized panels, and learning seminars. Submissions on any topic across public opinion, survey, and social science research will be considered for the 75th Annual Conference. Read the Call for Abstracts for information on the submission and review process, session types and presentation tracks, and submitter responsibilities.

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In Memoriam: John Loft

darrell4.jpgJohn Loft died on August 5, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.
John served as the AAPOR Standards Chair 2016-2017 and Co-Chair of Current Knowledge and Considerations Regarding Survey Refusals Task Force in 2013-2014. He served on MAPOR’s Board from 2004-2006 and as conference chair in 2007. In November 2018, John was awarded the prestigious MAPOR Fellows Award. 

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Partisanship, Polling, and the Affordable Care Act
A recent Poll Review article published in Public Opinion Quarterly, discusses how the 2010 Affordable Care Act fits the model of a complex public policy about which elite opinion is divided on a partisan basis, where the public has low levels of information and has relied largely on partisan heuristics when asked their opinion. This poll review was conducted by Mollyann Brodie, Elizabeth C Hamel, Ashley Kirzinger, and Bianca Dijulio at KFF and draws on more than 80 KFF Health Tracking polls along with polls conducted by other organizations.

Chapter Spotlight: SAPOR
SAPOR has had an amazing start to 2019! After completing our Annual conference in October 2018, the newly elected officers assumed their roles in January and have met monthly, sometimes more, in order to plan new initiatives for SAPOR members.


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