[pp.int.general] German Pirates on 11%
np at planetarc.de
Mon Aug 17 22:25:23 CEST 2009
Rick Falkvinge (Piratpartiet) wrote:
> In our experience, the offline polls are surprisingly (and
> disappointingly) :) correct.
If so the statistical institutes in sweden are much more advanced than
those in germany..
Last time during Bundestag-election a popular show on a private TV
channel did a poll. They allowed everyone, including those without
voting rights, to vote. And everyone had the option to vote as often as
It was ment as entertainment and a joke. It was anything but
representative. So they thought...
Surprisingly this TV-show had results *much* better than all of our
"official" polls done by respectable institutes.And we're not speaking
about tenth of a percent here..
That's the reason why I don't trust any of our offical institutes
anymore.. It wasn't the first time they failed. They are fine for a
rough approximation but not much more.
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