Use the following links to access informational Web sites related to polls and polling.
The American Association for Public Opinion Research publishes Public Opinion Quarterly and promotes professional standards of conduct. The Monmouth University Polling Institute adheres to AAPOR’s standards.
The National Council on Public Polls aims to set ethical standards for pollsters and increase public knowledge about polls. NCPP publishes a useful booklet, Twenty Questions a Journalist Should Ask About Poll Results, available on its Web site.
The Pew Research Center for People and the Press studies attitudes toward the press, politics, and public policy issue.
The Polling Report tracks the latest national poll results.
Data on the Net contains a guide to more than 800 Internet sites of social science statistical data, including U.S. Census data.
The University of Michigan is home to the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research international data archive as well as the U.S. National Election Studies.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research houses a number of data archives, including the national General Social Surveys.
The National Network of State Polls, provides an extensive database of surveys from 19 states.