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one advantage of direct contact between elected offials and the public verus the use of public opinion poll is that direct contact

a. is always more accurate than a poll
b. makes it less likely that certain public concerns will be overlooked.
c requires less time than it takes to conduct polls.
d. allows Congress to talk to more people collectively than pollsters talk to when taking polls.
e. provides more representative samples of public opion.

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