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Election Polling: Challenges For 2020 & What Polls Can Tell Us About Public Opinion


The 2020 Presidential primary has a massive field of Democratic candidates, and as even more voters shift away from using landlines, election polling has evolved as well. We talk about how we measure public opinion on political candidates, the reliability of polls, and how polling impacts both candidates and voters. 


  • Andy Smith - Director of the UNH Survey Center and Associate Professor of Political Science at UNH. 
  • Domenico Montanaro - NPR's lead political editor, and a cohost of the NPR Politics podcast. 

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