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Australian election polling 'failure' sparks reform calls

Sydney - Polls that misjudged the outcome of Australia's 2019 election were likely caused by surveys overrepresenting educated voters, an industry inquiry reported Wednesday, a finding that could resonate with beleaguered pollsters worldwide.

Biden leads in polls going into Election Day but battlegrounds tight

Washington - Democrat Joe Biden leads in the national polls and most of the battleground states going into Election Day but President Donald Trump is insisting they're wrong and he'll repeat his upset victory of 2016.

Trump's handling of pandemic reflected in his approval ratings

Washington - Registered voters across the country have little good to say about how President Donald Trump is handling the coronavirus as the pandemic tears through the country. Only 12 percent of Americans are happy with the way things are going.

Israel's ex-premier Ehud Barak forms new party

Apo - Former Israeli premier Ehud Barak announced the formation of a new political party Wednesday that will compete in the September elections and seek to end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "corrupt" rule.

Pre-election polls not becoming less reliable: study

Paris - Pre-election polls are not becoming less reliable, said a study Monday addressing public distrust stemming from surprise results in Britain's 2015 general election and the 2016 US presidential vote.

Voting underway in sprawling PNG elections

Port Moresby - Voting began in Papua New Guinea elections Saturday with the Pacific nation's leader urging peaceful polling to show it has "come of age", as he seeks another term to fix an economy under siege.

Uber and Lyft to offer free or discounted rides to polls

Election Day is hear and for those who need a ride, a few companies are offering free or discounted options. Uber, Lyft and Zipcar are a few of them.

Early polls show Hillary Clinton won second debate

Washington - Polls suggest that Hillary Clinton won Sunday's bitter US presidential debate against Republican rival Donald Trump as he struggles to shake off a wave of criticism over lewd remarks about women.

Millennials aren't building startups like past generations

Millennials may call themselves the most entrepreneurial generation, but the data doesn't seem to back that claim up. That's according to a new nationwide study by professional services firm EY and the Economic Innovation Group.

Clinton takes lead over Trump, new polls show

Washington - Two head-to-head polls released Sunday showed a resurgent Hillary Clinton vaulting atop the US presidential race after a tumultuous month for Donald Trump, who has failed to rally confidence among voters or party leaders.

Polls open in Spain repeat elections

Madrid - Polls opened in Spain Sunday for the second elections since December aimed at unblocking six months of political paralysis, just days after a shock Brexit.

Britain's EU referendum: Too close to call

London - The only thing everyone seems to agree on is that the result of Britain's EU referendum could be a close one.

Spain's Podemos overtakes Socialists in pre-election polls

Madrid - Spain's anti-austerity party Podemos and its allies could leapfrog the Socialists in this month's repeat general election to become the country's main opposition, three polls showed Sunday.

Polls give UK 'Remain' camp boost, three weeks before EU vote

London - A series of recent polls suggest a widening lead for supporters of Britain's continued European Union membership, handing "Remain" campaigners a psychological boost three weeks before the country votes in a crucial in-out referendum.

More than half of humanity now identifies as a 'Global Citizen'

London - For the first time ever, the majority of the world human population see themselves more as citizens of the earth than citizens of their home country, according to a new poll.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao's poll rating to level off in next survey result

Manny Pacquiao's substantial drop in the latest survey rating conducted by Pulse Asia is expected to level off in next few weeks when pollsters will conduct another survey to keep track of the changes in voters' preferences leading up to the May 9 polls.

Op-Ed: Memo: Trump is just the messenger of deeper, darker messages

Memo To: Politicians, Pundits, and Fellow Journalists From: Me Re: Don’t shoot the messenger I’ll try to keep this brief, because, after all, that’s what a memo should be. The subject line almost says it all: Don’t shoot the messenger.

France's Le Pen and niece face election defeat, polls show

Paris - Despite record results in France's first round of regional elections, opinion polls on Thursday showed the key figures of the far-right National Front (FN) were on track for defeat.

Lavrov urges moves towards elections in Syria

Moscow - Moscow said Saturday it hoped to see political progress on the Syria crisis in the foreseeable future and urged moves towards presidential and parliamentary polls in the war-torn country.

Final polls give Tsipras slight lead in Sunday's Greek vote

Atenas - Final polls before Sunday's key Greek election gave a slim lead to radical left former prime minister Alexis Tsipras over his conservative rival.

Germans firmly back refugee open-door policy: Polls

Berlin - A strong majority of Germans back Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to throw open the doors of Europe's biggest economy to refugees, according to surveys published Friday.

Polling opens in crucial Greece bailout referendum 

Atenas - Polls opened Sunday for Greece's crucial referendum on whether or not to accept international creditors' conditions for a bailout, with the EU on tenterhooks for an outcome which could shape the bloc's future.

Cameron faces nationalist surge and pressure on Europe

London - Prime Minister David Cameron was celebrating a surprise victory in Britain's general election Friday but thorny issues such as Europe and Scotland mean his second term could be even tougher than his first.

Pollsters another casualty of stunning UK election

London - The Conservative party's unexpected triumph in Britain's general election delivers a hefty blow not only to the routed Labour party, but also to the pollsters who predicted a dead heat.

Searching for clues in Britain's deadlocked election polls

London - With a week to go until the British general election, experts are trawling through opinion poll data for clues to a race that remains stubbornly deadlocked, and the result wide open.

Anti-austerity Syriza wins Greek election: Exit polls

Athens - Radical leftwing party Syriza won Greece's general election on Sunday in a victory that could impact the course of austerity in Europe, exit polls showed.Syriza took between 35.5 percent and 39.

Romania PM and rival neck-and-neck in presidential runoff: exit polls

Bucharest - Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis were neck-and-neck in a presidential runoff vote, exit polls showed Sunday.

Japan's Okinawa 'elects governor opposed to US base'

Toukyo - Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a US military base, reports said, a fresh setback for efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.

Toronto's Ford era is over; John Tory elected mayor

Toronto - Toronto decided to elect long-time politician John Tory to lead the city. Tory took 40 percent of the votes, with Doug Ford (Rob Ford's brother) finished second and Olivia Chow in third.

Op-Ed: Are pollsters out of touch?

Denver - Polls, sales and collectors are being hurt by people getting off the grid. When cell phones first came out in large numbers, users did not have to worry about unwanted phone calls. That has all changed.
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