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dc.contributor.author Molefe, W.B.
dc.contributor.author Mguni, B.S.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-17T13:45:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-17T13:45:23Z
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.citation Molefe, W.B. & Mguni, B.S. (2000) Opinion polls in Botswana, Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 122-129 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/903
dc.description.abstract Opinion polls are a relatively new phenomenon in Botswana but nonetheless a welcome development as they inform both the candidates and the campaigners on pertinent issues facing the electorate. Opinion polls becomes more visible and more discussed during every general election in Botswana. Unlike developed countries where poll taking begins more than a year before an election and continues until the last few hours of the election night, polls here have been conducted at one time only during election years. Due to financial and logistical constraints they are not conducted at times when there are issues of public and national concern. Most of the polls so far polls have been conducted by the Democracy Research Project of the University of Botswana. However, as Bogart puts it 'the fundamental prmclple of statistical sampling, the basis for polling, seems hard for many people to understand'. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies en_US
dc.subject Opinion polls en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Public opinion polls--Botswana en_US
dc.title Opinion polls in Botswana en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.link http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/PULA/pula014001/pula014001013.pdf en_US


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