Do the Daily Express fix their polls or something?

Here is an example...

By Scott Bryan@scottygb

In the Daily Express each day, there is a poll…

Here is an example…

If you take a look at the results, there’s a pattern…

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99% and 99%

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99% and 99%

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93% + 3% = 96%!!!

You get the idea.

It seems that, whatever you ask Express readers, 99 per cent (or thereabouts) will always agree with you.

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8 Responses to “Do the Daily Express fix their polls or something?”

  1. KingDaveRa

    But, I’m pretty sure 99% (or thereabouts) of Daily Express readers would vote in that way anyway. So, it probably is right. That in itself is a scary thought…

  2. Anthony Masters

    It’s the fact that it’s a non-random sample; the poll is comprised solely of the sort of people who are so concerned about an issue that they will text into the Daily Express.

  3. Salman Shaheen

    Not the most scientific of polling methods. But hey, who are we to question? Saddam won 99% of the vote in Iraq fairly and squarely too, didn’t he?

  4. Matthew Blott

    It might be fixed but I can certainly believe that number of Express readers voting that way. Those questions are loaded to get the desired answer, the Daily Mail does it as well. If you’re the sort of person who parts with money to buy a right-wing tabloid and motivated enough to call a premium rate line when hit with a question like “should the unemployed who refuse work have their benefits cut?” it’s highly unlikely you’ll say “no” when you’re paying for the privilege.

  5. Jim Kelleher

    They could at least spell “Britain” correctly!

  6. Cid and Mo

    The real problem is that people like Mr Gove use polls such as these as evidence to support his sweeping changes to education policy! Remember Premier Inn research??

  7. Ade Jones

    I’m just amazed that people text into the Express in the first place. Where do Express readers get the opposable thumbs from?…

  8. Dr Excelsior

    Just for the record, taxpayers SHOULD foot the bill, beggar gangs should be given free housing if there are 15 or more in the gang, foreigners should recieve exemplary NHS care, mass immigration has helped Britain and the Mail staff are hate preachers and should be deported asap.

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