CEO’s Error Moves to “The Times”

The Center for Opinion Studies (CEO) corrected the results of the comprehensive survey, arguing that it contained an “error” that affected the “calculation and application of the weighting variable”. This “mistake” crossed the border to reach the UK, specifically The Times. The meta-errors affected many of the published percentages, including those of related questions Powered by | support independence. The numbers were devastating, as 53.3% of Catalans did not want Catalan independence and 38.8% did. Once published, a day later, the first was modified by up to 52.3% and the second by 40.8%. Thus, the difference between no and yes is reduced from 14.5 points to 11.5. The percentage of those who hesitated or did not answer by one point also decreased from 7.9% to 6.9%. However, The newspaper “The Times” published the CEO slip.

In a note published through its website, the CEO, led by the world of politics Jordi Muñoz apologizes for this mistake It announced that it had launched a “deep review” of its internal processes, in order to “improve” the quality of the surveys and “avoid the repetition of such errors.” In terms of independence, the CEO yesterday indicated that party preferences are being checked. Thus, the Junts is the most favored political formation for Independence, with 93.2% support and only 6% opposed. CUP came second with 85.7% in support and 8.2% against it. And the Republican left is the hardest hit: 82.1% of its voters surveyed want independence, but 14.3% oppose it. As for the rest of the formations, Vox is undoubtedly the strongest party against independence, with 100% of those polled against it.

See also  G7 launches infrastructure plan to counter China's progress

It must be remembered that this barometer is suspended from the Generalitat de Catalunya and is financed by public money. Its director is Jordi Muñoz, he was appointed by the Catalan government on the proposal of the Minister of Economy and Finance and has a board of directors responsible for the planning and programming of its activities. The committee consists of a chairman, who is also appointed by the executive branch on the proposal of the Minister of Economy, and twelve members. Eight of these members will be senior officials in the administration and the remaining four will be experts selected by the government from the fields of political science, social and economic sciences, and statistics.

Despite the bad omens for the Catalan independence movement first published by the CEO, Ómnibus affirms the collective support of the Catalan community for a referendum that would allow citizens to speak out and exercise their right to self-determination. In total, 72.6% of Catalans support an independence referendum (37.8% strongly agree, 34.8% agree). Moreover, only 19.1% oppose, while 4.8% do not choose either option. Everything shows the broad support this proposal has, despite the questioning it has received from the Spanish right and also from the PSOE and the PSC.

progress | Advance the school calendar

Nearly half of Catalans, specifically 45.2%, support introducing the school year, a measure announced by the government and strongly rejected by teachers’ and professors’ unions, according to an opinion center Omnibus survey. studies. These statements were made known on the third day of the education unions’ strike, which was called, among other questions, by | in order to rise | Upgrading the school calendar. The Catalans who speak against it 36.5%. The sampling was conducted between November and December, when the government’s decision to advance the study start date to September 5 was not yet known, a change announced on February 10 for | by the President of the Generalitat, Pierre Aragon, and by the Minister of Education Josep Gonzalez Cambrai.

See also  Britain's GDP contraction in April raises fears of slowdown by Reuters

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.