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Exit polls continue to overestimate odds of a close election

Exit polls, like the opinion polls before them, have overestimated the odds of a close finish in the Bihar assembly elections

5 min read2 Dec 2015
News

Lessons from Turkish polls on minority representation

In order to gain entry into parliament, HDP has had to broaden its agenda to gain enough non-Kurd acceptance

6 min read3 Nov 2015
Politics

Why the Bihar polls are too close to call

The problem with the Bihar elections is that with a massive redrawing of battle lines, previous elections are all but unusable

3 min read12 Sep 2015
Opinion

What unites Literary Digest, Chicago Tribune and InstaVaani-Mint? Sampling bias!

The polls conducted for the Delhi assembly elections all came off horribly wrong because they were conducted on samples that were inherently biased

4 min read10 Feb 2015
Politics

Delhi poll: High stakes

What is at stake for Delhi and national politics in case of a BJP or AAP win, or a hung assembly

1 min read9 Feb 2015
Politics

Election Metrics | Maharashtra’s permutations and combinations

An analysis of how the 'game' played by BJP and NCP to break up their alliances played out in election results

6 min read21 Oct 2014
Politics

What Maharashtra wants | Part VI

Election Metrics analyses in charts voting patterns of the rich, poor and the BPL ahead of Maharashtra assembly elections

2 min read14 Oct 2014
Politics

What Maharashtra Wants | Part V

Election Metrics analyses in charts the voting patterns of illiterates and graduates, as well as Hindus and Muslims ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections

2 min read13 Oct 2014
Politics

What Maharashtra Wants | Part IV

Election Metrics analyses in charts voting patterns of men and women ahead of Maharashtra assembly elections

1 min read10 Oct 2014
Politics

What Maharashtra Wants | Part III

Election Metrics analyses in charts the impact youth (rural and urban), and farmers and non-farmers can have in Maharashtra assembly elections

2 min read9 Oct 2014
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