Merdeka Centre hits back at polling critics

Chan Kok Leong

The Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research has tried to counter online criticism of its recent popularity poll on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, which was favourable despite mounting criticism of his administration. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 26, 2021.

SOCIAL media surveys are not representative of voters, because Twitter users in Malaysia are limited in number, said the Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research.

“Comparisons with social media driven online surveys may result in misleading conclusions due to the difficulty in controlling self-selection bias, which means certain groups of people may be motivated to respond compared to others.

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  • What is the degree of confidence in the results? Merdeka Centre only published part of the results.

    Posted 2 years ago by Yoon Kok