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  1. A group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.
  2. Groups that a person comes into face-to-face contact with in everyday life, for example, friends, office associates, or a local social club.
  3. The possible tendency of some voters or convention delegates to support the candidate who is leading in the polls and seems likely to win.
  4. The process through which an individual acquires a set of political attitudes and forms opinions about political and social issues.

4 True/False questions

  1. Quota 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.

          

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

          

  3. Exit PollsA 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.

          

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

          

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