Can we count on the polls post-Trump? Absolutely

Before we consign political polling to the dustbin, let’s look at this through the prism of more considered analysis

20th November, 2016

The US election appears, at first glance, to have been another bad day for polling, with the shock election of Donald Trump.

But before we consign political polling to the dustbin, let’s look at this through the prism of more considered analysis.

The average of all the final polls in the US election recorded by the Real Clear Politics site was a +3 per cent lead for Clinton. This firstly tells voters that...

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