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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Observercast

Polls Don’t Vote

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BY SUSAN ESTRICH That’s what Vice President Walter Mondale used to say at every stop in the closing days of the campaign. “Polls don’t vote. People vote.” The only problem, of course, is that polls do measure people’s preferences, typically with greater accuracy in general elections than in primaries and caucuses, where it is more […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.