In response to the latest L.A. Times Poll on the recall, Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field of the Field Poll have posted a long rebuttal (in PDF format) to the Times' explanation for why its poll differs from other findings. They contend the Times way overcounted blacks and Asians in its sample of likely voters. Field and his director also don't like the way the way the LAT screens for liberal-conservative ideology, although that quibble seems to amount to one pollster's preference versus another's. Lots of good detail for poll junkies, and it does seem to call for a response by Susan Pinkus, the Times Poll director. Kaus spins it to suggest intentional fraud on the Times' part, something Field and Weintraub don't.
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