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WAPOR Call for Nominations

WAPOR seeks nominations for three offices to be filled in elections to be held this autumn.

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.

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.

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.

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

Nominations of WAPOR members, including self-nominations, are due to Renae Reis by 1 September 2017. All nominations should the name of the nominee(s), his/her qualifications, and the position of interest. Only nominations from WAPOR members are eligible for consideration.

WAPOR Press Release: 
WAPOR Statement on Chilean Ban on Polls

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 70th Annual Conference
Lisbon, Portugal
July 15-17, 2017
Conference information

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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