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A public opinion poll of registered voters in Washington state

New: 2012 KCTS 9 Washington Poll Results

The Washington Poll is a non-partisan, academic survey research project sponsored by the University of Washington, Institute for the Study of Ethnicity, Race & Sexuality. In 2010 and 2012, KCTS 9 joined as an official partner. The principal aim of the survey is to collect and analyze public opinion of registered voters in Washington state on an annual basis. The study will be fielded every year in mid-October and contain questions on ballot initiatives, candidates, important political and policy issues of the day, as well as viewpoints on social and economic indicators in the state. [ How accurate is the Washington Poll? Click here to see our success rate ]

The poll is a collaborative effort by academic researchers in the state of Washington, and is currently sponsored by the UW. Prof. Matt A. Barreto, Department of Political Science at UW, is the Director of the Washington Poll. The poll is implemented at the Center for Survey Research at the UW, a research center in the deparment of Political Science, under the direction of Prof. Christopher Parker.

The poll is conducted among registered voters, using a Washington state voter list and telephone interviewing is administered by live callers, calling both landlines and cell phones. Full questionnaires can be found under results.