Peer Influence on Political Preference: Final Post

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For my fifth and final post, I will discuss the main conclusions of my research as well as strengths and weaknesses of the project. Overall Conclusions While the results of my research are not what I expected to find, they provided interesting insights into the political climate at the College. Overall, 58.3% of subjects identify […]

Peer Influence on Political Preference Post: More Data Analysis

The variables describing activity and political preference are all ordinal variables. The values are able to be placed in a meaningful order, however the values cannot be used to make conclusions based on a consistent degree of variation. Because of this, I found the best way to analyze the data was through chi-squared tests. I […]

Peer Influence on Political Preference, Post 2: Initial Survey Results

Over the past few weeks, I collected data on my political preference survey. The data is interesting and aligns closely with my expectations. In this post, I will discuss survey questions regarding demographics and basic political activity. In future posts, I will analyze relationships among the questions and variables. Demographics Through a random sample, half […]