Here's Brian Sanderoff, the president of Research and Polling Inc., that polls for the Albuquerque Journal. One of only two local polling firms in NM, Research and Polling Inc. also conducts polling that is closely watched by FiveThirtyEight.com, Nate Silver's political and polling site. Ellen Berkovitch reached Sanderoff by phone Thursday to talk about the state of national and New Mexico races that he's watching before next Tuesday.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:34pm MDT

Election forecasts in the media, or on prediction sites, often express a candidate’s 'chance of winning' as a percentage. But what does that expression actually mean? KSFR's Jenna Marshall joined social scientist Mirta Galesic at the Santa Fe Institute to find out.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:20pm MDT

The trial of two Albuquerque Police officers for the caught-on-viral-video fatal shooting of the mentally ill James Boyd ended in a hung jury, 9 for acquittal, 3 for conviction of Detective Keith Sandy and Officer Dominique Perez on charges of second degree murder.  Jeff Proctor covered the trial for the NY Times.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:23am MDT