Political Polling Is Still Terrible… and Might Get Worse

Bloomberg Law published this video item, entitled “Political Polling Is Still Terrible… and Might Get Worse” – below is their description.

After the polling debacle of 2016, pollsters promised they had fixed their mistakes in 2020. Instead, polls showing Democrats with wide advantages for president and Congress appear to have been off by even bigger margins. Is the polling industry in crisis? And, perhaps more importantly, what does it mean for our democracy if we can’t trust information telling us what our fellow citizens think? In this video, we talked to Iowa pollster J. Ann Selzer, data analytics expert Elan Kriegel, and Bloomberg Government’s Greg Giroux, about the future of polling and what, if anything, can be done to fix it (Produced by Andrew Satter; Executive Producer: Josh Block).

Bloomberg Law YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law is a subscription-based service launched in 2010 that uses data analytics and artificial intelligence for online legal research.

Recent from Bloomberg Law:

  • How Many Votes? A Guide to Getting It Done in Congress
  • Save time and draft better agreements
  • The smarter, faster way to compare laws and regulations.
  • In This Story: Democrats

    “Democrats” usually refers to the The Democratic Party of the United States – one of the two major political parties in the country, along with its main, historic rival, the Republican Party.

    It was founded on 8th January 1828 and has its contemporary headquarters in Washington, D.C., United States. The present leadership is Nancy Pelosi (Party leader) and Jaime Harrison (Party chair).

    2 Recent Items: Democrats

  • Biden Under Pressure As House Prepares To Vote On Infrastructure Bill
  • Treasury Department could hit debt ceiling in mid October or early November
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.