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Old Posted Nov 7, 2016, 8:02 PM
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Originally Posted by geotag277 View Post
There are several good reasons to believe the polls this year are way off compared to previous elections as well.

There are a high number of undecided voters.

Both candidates have very high unfavorability ratings.

As more people switch to cell phone usage exclusively, traditional polls will be less and less accurate. Even in 2012 Obama far outperformed his polling. It wasn't that accurate.

Tomorrow will be interesting.
Most of that (other than the sudden Trudeaumania) could have been said about the last election here - of course 308 proved that polls, in the aggregate, can largely be trusted.
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