Prop 19 Polls: Look at the Trends

By: Thursday October 21, 2010 9:30 am

A new poll from California’s PPIC has Prop 19 down, 49% to 44%. Our Jon Walker analyzed the results this morning, suggesting that the wild swing from PPIC’s last poll is suspect. It’s easy to get caught up in poll after poll as the newest snapshot, so it’s always important to look at the trends from all the polling on the topic. No matter what, though, the bottom line is: turnout, turnout, turnout. But let’s take a closer look at what’s happening.


Calling Out Spin is What We Do

By: Saturday June 19, 2010 9:00 am

Very Serious Journalists, like James Risen, may look down their noses at bloggers, imagining us at our keyboards in our pajamas. They can laugh, but the kind of journalism practiced by FDL is running rings around them. “He said/she said” may work for the Village media, but FDL aims to sort out who’s right and why, and then tries to make things better. If FDL’s version of journalism appeals to you, we could use a little financial support to make things even better down the road.

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