Margins Of Error In Polling, A Report On Caregiving

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People gather with signs that read “Voters Decide” at the Civic Center Park while waiting for the results of election, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. AP Photo/Wong Maye-E

First, a data journalist explains the many variables in political polling as well as the difference between state and national polling. Then, the co-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving discusses that group’s final report and proposals for supporting family helpers and paid care workers.

Featured in this Show

  • Evaluating 2020 Polling And Election Results

    After unaccounted variables led to the 2016 polls being off, some approached them skeptically this campaign season. We speak with a data journalist about margins of error and the key differences between state and national polling.

  • New Proposals For Caregiving

    People who care for the elderly and those with disabilities or illnesses often need support themselves. We discuss recommendations for the long-standing caregiving crisis with the executive director of a disability advocacy group and co-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • G. Elliot Morris Guest
  • Lisa Pugh Guest

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