Maurice Carroll, Political Reporter and Pollster, Dies at 86


Maurice Carroll, who brought streetwise insights to his political reporting for a string of major newspapers, and who later became the public face of the emerging Quinnipiac University poll, died on Wednesday in Convent Station, N.J. He was 86.

The cause was colon cancer, his former wife, Peggy Carroll, said. He died at her home, where he had moved from Manhattan after he became ill.

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