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Don’t Expect Pollsters to Break Their Losing Streak

Polls predicted a “red wave,” but Democrats held the Senate and fought to a near-draw in the House. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian write that after a series of polling misses, it’s time to acknowledge the fundamental flaws in pollsters’ approach.

Voters at a polling station at the Brooklyn Museum on November 8.