Friday, July 16, 2010

G&M Poll on the Census


Most of Friday, the Yes- No split looked like this :

Suddenly overnight, it looks like this :

As The Pundit's Guide said at Creekside : "Also, pretty much proving the invalidity of voluntary surveys, n'est-ce pas?"

Participation in the above poll is of course voluntary, rather like democracy. If you or your government don't have accurate information or the means to obtain it, it doesn't work properly.

Personally I would have preferred a poll that asks : "Are you in favor of StatsCan having the same info you freely offer up to Facebook and your insurance agent?"

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