Posted by: i82much | June 29, 2010

Statistics reveal faked poll data

A bit over two weeks ago, a group of statistic wizards (Mark Grebner, Michael Weissman, and Jonathan Weissman) approached me with a disturbing premise — they had been poring over the crosstabs of the weekly Research 2000 polling we had been running, and were concerned that the numbers weren’t legit.

Here’s an excellent article explaining how some statistics experts discovered that The Daily Kos’ polling firm Research 2000 has apparently been faking its data.

Thanks to tech dirt’s summary via HackerNews for the original link.

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