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February 27, 2013


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Could you please explain why you have changed the wording of your standard question on gay marriage? Your long-standing wording, which has resulted in extremely accurate results, asked whether gay marriage should be legal or illegal. This year, in the poll last week in Montana and now in this poll in Kansas, you have changed the wording to ask whether same sex marriage should be "allowed."

I have no substantive objection to the new wording. But I am curious as to why you felt the need to make the change, especially since the old wording (when coupled with polling on actual ballot language) allowed you to accurately predict the outcome of every gay marriage ballot measure since 2008.



Any chance I could get an answer to my question as to why PPP has changed its wording on its standard question on gay marriage? Thank you!

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