Polls Were Wrong in 2016: Polling Hasn’t Changed Much in 2020

Warning: Pollsters and pundits haven’t fixed the problems that caused them to be so disastrously wrong about the 2016 election.

President Trump’s First 100 Days: Day One. President-elect Donald Trump walks to take his seat for the inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, January 20, 2017. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Must We Trust Polls?

Polling, and the pundits who reported on it, were not reliable predictors of the outcome of 2016’s election. Has anything changed?




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