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Question of the Day
• 67 percent “don’t value” public opinion polls.
• 66 percent nevertheless “pay attention” to them when it comes to picking a political candidate.
• 54 percent would trust a poll from a nonpartisan foundation.
• 54 percent would trust a poll from a news organization.
• 50 percent would most trust a poll from an academic center.
• 45 percent would trust a poll from a polling company.
• 31 percent would trust one from a political party or candidate.
• 17 percent say polls have a liberal bias, 4 percent say they favor the conservative cause.
Source: A Kantar poll of 1,011 U.S. adults conducted July 24- Aug. 4 and released Wednesday.
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