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Making sense of contradictory polls

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Paul Adams

Two pieces worth reading on the recent batch of seemingly contradictory polls, and what they might mean:

The mysterious (and always instructive) tcnorris compares the implications of two groupings of polls — those with the Tories running strong, and those with them running in traditional low-to-mid 30s territory.

On the Globe website, Eric Grenier of 308, goes at similar issues in a slightly different way.

Paul Adams is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton. He is a former Parliament Hill reporter and worked in the polling industry. You can follow him on Twitter @padams29