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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 group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.
  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. A nation's set of fundamental beliefs about how government and politics should be conducted.

4 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. UniverseThe total group from which poll-takers may select a random sample in order to measure public opinion.

          

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