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We received a lot of creative and funny entries for the AAPOR 76th Annual Conference T-Shirt Contest. Now, it's time to vote. Choose your top three favorite slogans to decide which one will win!

Voting ends Friday, March 5, 2021.

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Come learn from leading public ‎opinion professionals and survey researchers virtually at the AAPOR 76th Annual Conference. Short courses will take place the week of May 3, and conference presentations will be ‎held May 11-14. ‎Register by March 23, 2021, 11:59 p.m. (EST), for the early-bird rates! Early-bird registration costs are unchanged from the 2020 Virtual Conference. 

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In Memoriam

Joe L. Spaeth
died December 19 at his home in Corvallis, Oregon. He and his wife, Mary Nichols Arragon Spaeth, were Honorary Life Members of AAPOR. Read more about Joe.

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.

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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Mar, 2021

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