In a poll of eligible voters conducted on the eve of a mayoral election, more of those polled stated that they favore...

on May 20, 2022

I choice E

Can you please explain how E resolve the discrepancy and how A does not resolve it. Thanks

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Emil on May 25, 2022

Hi Tebanks,

A does not resolve the discrepancy because those polled were all eligible voters. Since the stimulus is only related to voters, the idea that some candidates were more likely to be supported by people who cannot vote is irrelevant.

E suggests a sampling error in the poll, it notes that the sample was not representative of the population of the whole, which explains why its results do not reflect the actual election result.