By Scott L. Althaus
Considering that so few humans seem familiar with public affairs, one may query no matter if collective coverage personal tastes printed in opinion surveys safely exhibit the distribution of voices and pursuits in a society. Scott Althaus' finished research of the connection among wisdom, illustration, and political equality (in opinion surveys) ends up in dazzling solutions. wisdom does topic, and how it really is distributed in society may cause collective personal tastes to mirror reviews disproportionately. hence, the examine may also help survey researchers, reporters, politicians, and anxious voters higher savour the issues and potentials of using opinion polls to symbolize the people's voice.