Reader comment on: Polls and Incentives
Submitted by Ken (United States), Nov 5, 2020 17:57
Given the turnout, I don't think anyone was suppressed by the polling. So this argument doesn't hold up. The problem is the way journalists report about polling - percentages for each candidate based on small, somewhat skewed samples. They should just report which state polls show a 95% confidence level that one candidate or the other will win. Everything else is a tossup within the margin of error. That's how much market research is interpreted.
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