BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS  GE15
Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  Evening Edition  >  What Do Political Polls Actually Achieve?

What Do Political Polls Actually Achieve?

Danesh Prakash Chacko, Director, Tindak Malaysia

26-Apr-21 17:00

What Do Political Polls Actually Achieve?

The Malaysian Insight reports that a recent poll by Merdeka Centre, which found that Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin drew a 67% approval rating, drew comments from analysts who said the results may not have given an accurate reading of respondents' sentiments. We talk about what public polls aim to achieve, and what pollsters should do to generate accurate, high-quality findings.

Image Source: Lukas Blazek, Unsplash

Produced by: Kelvin Yee

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  PoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal matters

Tags:  Evening EditionPoliticsPollSurveyData CollectionMuhyiddin Yassin


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Tech Talk: MSP with Matt Armitage

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

H.E. Ary Norton de Murat Quintella, Ambassador of Brazil to Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Nik Emir Din, CEO, Bitsmedia

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

MSP with Matt Armitage

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

H.E. Ary Norton de Murat Quintella, Ambassador of Brazil to Malaysia

2:05 PM

Front Row

3:05 PM

Redefining Success

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House: No Fun In Fungal Infections

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:05 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

10:00 PM

Track By Track