Topic: “Elections”

Posted in Products and Services

AP VoteCast debuts Tuesday

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press will debut its new VoteCast election survey on Nov. 6, helping to tell the story of why the winners in the U.S. midterm elections won.

Posted in Behind the News

Fact-checking to ‘reach deeper' into communities

, by Lauren Easton

As the Nov. 6 U.S. midterm elections approach, AP has stepped up efforts to fact-check political misinformation circulating at the local, state and national levels. 

Posted in Announcements

Steven Sloan named political editor

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace today announced a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:

Posted in Industry Insights

Beyond exit polls: A new way to survey voters

, by Lauren Easton

In its search for new ways to survey a changing electorate, AP continued its experiments aimed at evolving the traditional, in-person exit poll in 2017, testing a new approach aimed at reaching both those who vote in person on Election Day and the increasing number of voters who cast ballots early — roughly 40 percent in 2016.  

Posted in Industry Insights

Updating our polling guidance

, by Lauren Easton

The 2018 AP Stylebook will include a new chapter on polls and surveys, adding details to help journalists report responsibly on public opinion research heading into the U.S. midterm elections.

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