This paper is from Session 1G: Lies, damn lies, statistics: lessons from past and present for the future
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which comes under Topic 1: Data and context in statistics education: towards an evidence-based society

(Tuesday 13th, 11:00-12:30)

Election poll “lies”



This paper gives the practitioners’ view when answering the following questions:

1. Who really lies, people or polls?
2. What can we learn from that?
3. How can we use these lies for educational purposes?

Illustrative examples will be based on experiences the election poll provider made in selected South-East European countries during the past 10 years.