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WAPOR elections are underway. Anyone who paid dues in 2017 is eligible to vote. If you believe you should have received a ballot but did not, please send an email to renae@wapor.org.

Secretary-Treasurer. Oversees WAPOR membership dues and other revenues; administers the association’s funds and investment strategies; works with Council on activities related to WAPOR’s financial health; serves as ex-officio chair of the Finance Committee. The candidates are Henning Silber and Janet Streicher.

Chair of the Publications Committee. Coordinates all publication activities including journals, website, the newsletter, and social media. Supervises selection of editor(s) of the International Journal of Public Opinion Research. The candidates are Porismita Borah and Jibum Kim.

Chair of the Liaison Committee. Manages WAPOR relations with its chapters; coordinates with organizations including, but not limited to, ESOMAR, AAPOR, UNESCO and other United Nations agencies, and regional/international research agencies. The candidates are Brad Edwards and Doug Miller.

Each elected Council member will serve a two-year term that runs 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The election runs through November 3. Winners will be announced by November 15, 2017.

WAPOR Press Release:
WAPOR Statement on House of Lords
Submitted by WAPOR as evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media on August 30, 2017

WAPOR Statement on Chilean Ban on Polls
June 29, 2017

WAPOR Press Release: Intervention Against Pollsters In Ecuador
AAPOR WAPOR 12 April 2017 Ecuador Statement

WAPOR Press Release: IISEPS
Press Release

WAPOR Ad Hoc Committee Report:
Review of allegations concerning IISEPS data fabrication

WAPOR/ESOMAR Press Release: Levada Center
Press Release

WAPOR/ESOMAR Joint Letter Regarding Levada Center:

Press Release:
Understanding and Interpreting Opinion Polls
New International Online Course for Journalists

Upcoming Conferences and Seminars:

WAPOR 71st Annual Conference
Public Opinion Research in a Changing World
Marrakech, Morocco
June 28-30, 2018
Information coming soon!

WAPOR VIII Latin America Congress
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
October 17-19, 2018
Information coming soon!

Updated version of the WAPOR Code of Ethics:
Click here to view the updated code

Past Press Releases:

WAPOR Press Release: LINCOLN (Nebraska, USA)
Statement on interviewers lynched in Ajalpan, Mexico
English version
Spanish version

News Available:

Who’s Afraid of Election Polls?
by Wolfgang Donsbach

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