4.5 Election polls

An election poll is a type of opinion poll. For a methodological assessment of Brazilian electoral polls see (El-Dash 2010). For a comparison between Bayesian and frequentist (classical) inferences for estimating proportions in a Brazilian electoral process, see (Zabala 2009). For application see https://www.pollingdata.com.br/.


El-Dash, Neale Ahmed. 2010. “Avaliaçao Metodológica Das Pesquisas Eleitorais Brasileiras.” PhD thesis, Universidade de São Paulo. https://www.pollingdata.com.br/links/Tese_Doutorado_Neale%20-%20pesquisas.pdf.
Zabala, Filipe J. 2009. “Desempate Técnico.” Master’s thesis, Universidade de São Paulo. https://doi.org/10.11606/D.45.2009.tde-01032021-140004.