Polling and the 2021 Bundestag Election: What Is the Data Telling Us?
As the campaign for the next Bundestag enters the last hectic weeks, political scientists and pollsters are intensively scrutinizing public opinion data in the hopes of forecasting what we can expect on the evening of September 26th. What are the most salient polling trends thus far? How are the various chancellor candidates assessed? What issues and cleavages seem important? Given some issues with the accuracy of polls in the last few years, what measures are pollsters taking to ensure accuracy this time?
Dr. Yvonne Schroth, Forschungsgruppe Wahlen
Dr. Peter Matuschek, FORSA
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Faas, Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
Moderator: Dr. Eric Langenbacher, Senior Fellow; Director, Society, Culture & Politics Program, AICGS