Main content start
Deliberative Polling® on Vermont’s Energy Future
The Deliberative Poll questioned an initial random sample of Vermonters, recruited them to spend a weekend deliberating the issues of how Vermont should meet its future electricity needs, and then questioned them again at the conclusion of the weekend sessions. The results addressed a large number of policy issues: for example, what reliance should be placed on energy efficiency and on energy from various sources like wind, nuclear, and hydro in meeting Vermont’s future electricity needs; whether the state should continue to buy energy from existing suppliers and whether the state should rely more on a few large central facilities or a larger number of smaller and more geographically distributed ones.
- Final Report: Deliberative Polling® on on Vermont’s Energy Future R. Luskin, D. Crow, J. Fishkin, W. Guild & D. Thomas
- Vermont’s Energy Future Polled WCAX-TV 3/2008