Not Just the Presidential Race
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Submitted by David Lang Wardle (United States), Nov 5, 2020 18:40
Agreed, however this also happens in other races. Whoever was doing the polling in Maine for the Susan Collins/Sara Gideon race was way off on about eleven consecutive polls, all showing Collins losing. With 88% of the ballots counted, she's ahead by 54,969 votes, and has 50.4% of the total votes, versus 42.9% for Gideon. This in a Maine election where Biden has 53.8% of the votes with 92% counted (Washington Post). Aside: I have no clue why the percentages of the ballots counted are different here.
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