Rock ‘n Poll – Mark Smith
These resources were put together by Mark Smith (Horowhenua College). The interactive website Rock ‘n Poll is a great intro to the variation present in polls.
Mark suggests using these resource links in conjunction with Dru Rose’s Testing claims flowchart.
Rock ‘n Polls graphic This interactive website has a sample of 1, 10 many and a lazy button, once you get the picture! It clearly shows how random chance effects poll results.
- Construct a confidence interval for the difference in support for National vs Labour/Green block.
- Construct a confidence interval for the change in support for National since the last poll.
- There is no MoE given but the pollsters methodology is outlined by ReidResearch.
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