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  1. Polls taken as people leave voting place. In the past, television networks sometimes used these polls to predict election outcomes before the polls close. In 1992, the television networks agreed not to project the winner in a state until the majority of the polls had closed in the state.
  2. A method of polling, considered less reliable than a random sample, in which interviewers are instructed to question members of a particular group in proportion to their percentage in the population as a whole.
  3. The expression of attitudes about government and politics.
  4. Groups that a person comes into face-to-face contact with in everyday life, for example, friends, office associates, or a local social club.

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  1. Reference GroupsOrganizations or groups, such as labor unions or fraternal, professional, or religious groups, that may influence an individual's opinion.

          

  2. Cluster SamplingA technique polling organizations use in which several people from the same neighborhood are interviewed.

          

  3. Political SocializationThe process through which an individual acquires a set of political attitudes and forms opinions about political and social issues.

          

  4. Random SampleA method of polling, considered less reliable than a random sample, in which interviewers are instructed to question members of a particular group in proportion to their percentage in the population as a whole.

          

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