Quoted: Joseph Bafumi on What Polls Do, and Do Not, Reveal


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“Turnout is so important that polls are never going to get it exactly right. If they do, they were lucky. We can’t know when we conduct a poll whether people who say they are going to vote actually don’t, or those who say they aren’t going to vote actually do,” says Associate Professor of Government Joseph Bafumi in a Union Leader story about the Iowa polls and what they revealed, and what they couldn’t reveal.


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