Pollsters contend with less than honest answers listen08/13/08 Mitch E. Perry
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In Florida and across the country, polls show the race between Barack Obama and John McCain relatively close. With the Republican Party in disarray, some analysts have questioned why Obama is not ahead by a larger margin.
Some say itâ€™s his lack of experience on the national scene. Others say itâ€™s about race.
But what about those polls themselves? In a recent story in the Wall Street Journal called â€œWhen Voters Lie,â€ reporter Ellen Gamerman spoke with different pollsters about how they try to uncover the truth when some people are afraid to admit how they really feel.