Type of polls used might cause blue-white discordStaff writer, with CNAThe Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) would likely clash over poll selection as they attempt to negotiate a joint presidential ticket in the coming days, an expert said on Wednesday. However, if the difference falls within the margin of error, Hou would receive the point, the parties said. Which polls should be included in the analysis appears unclear in the joint statement, Hsiao said. Hsiao said that fairness, objectivity and representativeness, as well as sampling and questionnaire design were more significant than sampling errors. Meanwhile, Gallup analyst Wu Li-yen (吳立嫣) also highlighted the importance of questionnaire design to ensure consistency across polls.
Source: Taipei Times November 16, 2023 17:27 UTC