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The accuracy of election polls has been under fire for quite some time, but more so during the 2016 presidential election. Results from election polls were part of our daily news diet during this period.

Many institutions, from universities to media outlets, jumped on the polling wagon. However, made it very difficult to decide in which one to believe.

Mentions of results from election polls usually included information about sample size and margin of error. Nonetheless, that’s not enough to evaluate their quality.

Comparing election polls is nearly impossib…

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