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About Numbers and Polls

I have spent a lot of time this past week thinking about polls. Reputable pollsters always report their methods and techniques and disclose any problems that they see in their own methodologies. But unlike the results that we see in scientific and engineering journals, our ability to authenticate the results of the poll and redo […]

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Everyone Hates Trump

What a two-week period for President Donald J. Trump. They’re all rooting against him, thereby (by default) hoping America and the US economy and middle-class jobs either fail, or fall short. And it’s not just Democrats. It’s virtually everyone in power, in government, in the establishment. Economists are rooting for Trump to fail. Democrats are rooting for […]

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All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

The Editorial Board of the Gem State Patriot decided to do this poll for the 2018 gubernatorial race because of a poll published by the Idaho Freedom Foundation taken Feb. 6 – 8. While we have enormous respect for the Idaho Freedom Foundation, we felt their poll presented a slanted result because of the narrow […]

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POLL: Who is your top choice for Idaho Governor in 2018?

The 2018 Idaho Governor’s race is shaping up to be a crowded field. Who is your preferred candidate in this race? Incumbent Butch Otter isn’t running for reelection, so it’s an open seat which only makes the outcome of the race that much more unknown. Don’t let the talking heads in the mainstream media tell […]