More on dodgy polls

There is a fair bit of comment around at the moment about polls, and especially dodgy polls with suspect results.

Another way that polls lose their relevance is through a clear conflict of interest between the client and the pollster.

From the Conservative party list that was released yesterday we can see that their Ilam candidate is Roger Larkins.

Roger Larkins is also the Managing Director of Research First, the same company that produced the polls that Colin Craig claims shows him in front in Rodney electorate.

I think we can now safely discount any polls released by the Conservative party as being hopelessly conflicted.


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