An assessment of public opinion by the questioning of a statistically representative sample.
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- The typical sample size for a Gallup poll which is designed to represent this general population is 1,000 national adults.
- A recent Gallup poll found that 75 percent of likely voters support stronger environmental regulation.
- Here's a table showing a history of Gallup polls taken on Labor Day weekend.
1940s: named after G. H. Gallup (see Gallup, George Horace), US statistician who devised the method.
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