Do It Right!
Polling technique can get pretty esoteric, particularly to people who are as statistically challenged as the author. But if you start from the goals, polling is pretty simple. A good poll:

If you're still reading, we'll assume you are not statistics-savvy. So instead of jumping directly to the stats and techniques, let's do things backwards, and describe the most common errors of polling.

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