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Italy Edges Out Election Pollsters
Originally published on Wed February 20, 2013 9:41 am
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.
Italy is trying to keep pollsters from influencing the outcome of an approaching election. Pollsters still do surveys for private clients, but are banned from publishing results. Some websites have found coded ways to report surveys. A gambling site reports polls disguised as fake horse racing results, with horses named after political parties. Another site offers fake cardinals supposedly contending to be pope.
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