Company News · March 2, 2020

Edison Research Conducts Exit Polls for South Carolina Primaries

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On Saturday, February 29, Edison Research successfully conducted exit polling for the South Carolina Primaries on behalf of the National Election Pool (NEP). Edison Research interviewed 2,178 voters at randomly-selected voting sites.

Edison Research’s exit polls are used to determine key information from voters, including demographic data, important issues and the “electability” of the various candidates. Edison’s election team captured, processed and analyzed thousands of data points and enabled our member clients and subscribers real-time access to in-depth analysis of the results.

Coverage of our South Carolina voter polls can be found here:

ABC News: Commanding Biden Win in South Carolina Resets and Recasts Primary Race

CBS News: Biden Wins South Carolina Primary, Giving Much-Needed Boost to Campaign

CNN: Joe Biden Revitalizes his Campaign with Win in South Carolina

NBC News: 2020 Primary Elections South Carolina Results

Reuters: Key Black Lawmaker’s Backing Factors Big in Biden’s South Carolina Win

The New York Times:  Winning South Carolina, Biden Makes a Case Against Sanders

The Washington Post: Exit Polls from the 2020 South Carolina Democratic Primary

About the NEP-Edison Research Entrance Polls: Edison Research conducted entrance polls and early voter exit polls for the National Election Pool (ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC) during the Nevada Democratic Presidential Caucus.   The total number of respondents for both the election day entrance poll and the early exit poll is 2784.  The entrance poll was conducted at 30 caucus locations among 1004 Democratic caucus participants on February 22, 2020.  The early exit poll interviews were conducted in-person between February 15 and February 18, 2020.   Approximately 50 participants complete a questionnaire at each caucus location.

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About Edison Research
Edison Research conducts survey research and provides strategic information to a broad array of clients, including Activision, AMC Theatres, Disney, Dolby Laboratories, Google, Oracle, the U.S. International Broadcasting Bureau, Pandora, Samsung, Siemens, Sony, The Gates Foundation, and Univision. Edison is the leading podcast research company in the world and has conducted research on the medium for NPR, Slate, ESPN, PodcastOne, WNYC Studios, and many more companies in the space. Another specialty for Edison is its work for media companies throughout the world, conducting research in North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Edison is also the leading provider of consumer exit polling and has conducted face-to-face research in almost every imaginable venue. Since 2004, Edison Research has been the sole provider of Election Day data to the National Election Pool, conducting exit polls and collecting precinct vote returns to project and analyze results for every major presidential primary and general election.

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