Exit polls and elections

Exit polls and elections
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First Published: Thu, May 14 2009. 11 39 AM IST

Updated: Thu, May 14 2009. 11 39 AM IST
With the conclusion of polling in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, the ban imposed by the Election Commission, on the media’s broadcast of exit polls, now runs its course. Newspapers and television channels are now free to disseminate the results of these polls and start making projections.
This week on Just to Clarify, we talk to Premchand Palety, the director of a research firm named Cfore, to get behind the mechanics of exit polling.
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First Published: Thu, May 14 2009. 11 39 AM IST