Can polls be trusted? In 2016, polls in key states showed Hillary Clinton winning handily. Donald Trump won all three. What have we learned since then?
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Political polling is designed to represent opinions of a population. Sometimes this works, and sometimes it doesn't. Also check out our sections on World Democracy or our popular Voting Methods Central.
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog burst onto the political scene in 2008, when he forecasted the popular vote for president within one percentage point.
Let’s make sure whoever wins this election actually has the support of a majority of Mainers. Let’s bring legitimacy back to our elections, and not shenanigans. Everyone needs to get behind ranked choice voting!
When it comes to elections, too much of the public focuses only at who is leading in polls. People who analyze opinion polls often make the same mistakes.
Study titled “Geography, Uncertainty, and Polarization” has some revealing insight into American political polarization
Pre-election polls are not becoming less reliable, said a study Monday addressing public distrust stemming from surprise results
This NewsHereNow Oscars poll allows you, or anyone who is familiar with the Oscar-nominated movies, to rank the movies using a 1-2-3 ballot. And then computer software calculates which movie is really most popular.
Despite chest-thumping of Putin’s more enthusiastic supporters, it’s unclear exactly how deep this devotion runs
If town has more sedans than pickup trucks, there’s an 88% chance the city in question voted Democrat
Following the election of President Donald Trump in November, political betting websites in England and Ireland are paying massive payouts to people who placed their bets with President Trump.