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The Death of Polling: Can We Trust the Polls in 2016?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Inaccuracies and errors are part of the nature and essence of election polling, it will be off almost as much as it's on. But that said, we can do a better job reporting results and putting them into context.

Re: The Literary Digest Poll

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last week, I [linked](http://pollster.com/blogs/dr_george_gallup_and_the_liter.php) to an [article](http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.a...

Dr. George Gallup and the Literary Digest Poll

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Just to shake things up a bit, here's a post on a polling controversy from 1936. Earlier this week, Investor's Business Daily ran a fascinating biogra...