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Public Opinion in Elections
A look at public opinion polls and their influence on voter behavior.
# 124004 | 750 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Election and Campaigns)

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This paper provides a discussion of various sources of public opinion and which aspects of public opinion surveys, polls and the like are capable of influencing voter behavior to vote for a particularly candidate or support a specific issue.

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"From public opinion polls and surveys, to a variety of other forms of public opinion sources, debate centers on which aspects of public opinion actually awaken the sleeping giant that is the U.S. electorate, and actually influences their behavior and the candidates or issues they support. As far back as ..., George Lewis reported that American voters are influenced by poll results when they believe that the polls are fairly reliable indices of public opinion. A more recent poll conducted by Brasswood Research in ... shows that..."

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