About Those Election Polls…

Some Lessons from the 2016 Election

Think the polls got the 2016 election terribly wrong? Think again.The national polling average shortly before the November 8th election had Hillary Clinton up by 3.2 percentage points, which was very close to the final difference in the popular vote. Remember, HRC won the popular vote by nearly 2.9 million, which works out to about a 2.2 percent victory margin, certainly within…