We have to remember that polls are only suggestive numbers and are meant to represent the general consensus of the population. 2,000 people does not properly represent 32,000,000+ people.
"Polls are for Dogs" as Diefenbaker once said refering to their accuracy. The only thing they do is make jobs for people to try and guess the outcome of the election on the 23rd.
I recently participated in a phone survey for Adobe (Dunno who they were doing this for) a few weeks ago about this. The questions were so worded that I sometimes picked Harper, sometimes Martin, sometimes Layton, and ever a few Green answers popped up.
Here is my bet for this election
- 25% of those who vote will not have made their choice
until the day of.
- We will have the lowest voter turnout in history (Mid
So dont go getting your hopes up.