Prior and Bougher Discuss Effect of Survey Methods on Polarization Conclusions in Wash Post

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Markus Prior, Co-Director of CSDP and Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, and Lori Bougher, Princeton post-doc and CSDP affiliate, co-authored a Monkey Cage post in the Washington Post blog. They argue that differences in survey methodology underly false conclusions that the electorate is ever more politically polarized: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2013/10/03/political-polarization-of-the-american-public-continues-to-rise-or-does-it/.