Election 2020

News headline shows 10 point lead

Survey Experts Still Scratching Heads Over Trump-Biden Polling Fails

Lingering questions about the misfire in 2020, in which voter support for then-President Donald Trump was understated in final pre-election polls, suggest that troubles in accurately surveying presidential elections could be deeper and more profound than previously recognized.

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Donal Trump on election night

The Trump Conundrum

David Canter, a psychologist observing from the United Kingdom, struggles to explain how Trump got 70 million votes in the United states

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Register screenshot of Iowa poll

We Must Talk About Polling: A Quick Q&A with W. Joseph Campbell

W. Joseph Campbell is an authority on the history of presidential polling, and in that story, as well as his recent book, “Lost in a Gallup: Polling Failure in Presidential Elections,” he details just how polls and pollsters – and those who put their faith in them – have misread public opinion when it comes to elections.

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