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  1. politics
    Eric Adams’s Troubles Extend to the PollsA new Marist poll found that 72 percent of New Yorkers polled believe Adams did something illegal or unethical in his dealings with Turkey.
  2. just asking queestions
    The Pollster Who Predicted a Red Wave Explains HimselfTrafalgar Group’s Robert Cahaly says he underestimated how bad Republicans were at getting out the vote.
  3. just asking questions
    How Democrats Beat Back the GOP on Crime and InflationVeteran pollster Stan Greenberg thinks some candidates addressed the issues smartly — but that Joe Biden is out of touch.
  4. politics
    Sympathy for the Devil: In Defense of Horse-Race Election PollingThe answer to flawed data is more, not less, data.
  5. the inside game
    Polling in America Is Still Broken. So Who Is Really Winning in Virginia?The polls were disastrously wrong in 2020. That has political insiders extra nervous about a pivotal state election.
  6. state of the nation
    TMZ Is the Only Public Opinion Polling I TrustThe site’s “Stars and Scars” survey has its finger on the pulse of America.
  7. california recall
    Did One Bad Poll Help Gavin Newsom Mobilize Recall Opponents?Turns out the mortal threat of a recall may have been in part an illusion based on one shocking poll.
  8. racial justice
    Avoiding White Backlash Is a Racial-Justice IssueDemocrats can’t make major legislative progress on racial equality without winning more Senate seats. To do that, they must win more white votes.
  9. poll roundup
    Biden Has Modest Approval From Americans Ahead of 100-Day MarkBut his pandemic response enjoys solid popularity, and the public appears to like the post-Trump return to presidential normalcy.
  10. politics
    Andrew Yang Leads NYC Mayoral Race in New PollYang was the top pick of 22 percent of likely Democratic voters. Eric Adams and Scott Stringer were the only other candidates to break double digits.
  11. wonks
    Election Night with Biden’s Data GuruBecca Siegel’s task was to figure out, in real time, if Biden was on track to win. That wasn’t always easy.
  12. vision 2020
    Will Biden — or Trump — Get a Post-Convention Bounce in the Polls?Maybe. But figuring out what exactly the polls are telling us is complicated.
  13. vision 2020
    Commies Versus the Klan? Democrats and Republicans Have a Dim View of Each OtherRepublicans think Democrats are socialists, and Democrats think Republicans are racists. One or both of them may be right, but nobody will be civil.
  14. Will the Youth Vote Surge in November?Nobody’s ever figured out how to get young people to vote in midterms in representative numbers. Donald Trump in the White House may do the trick.
  15. Trump’s Abysmal Approval Ratings Set a New RecordGallup has never recorded numbers this low for a president so early in his first term.
  16. early and awkward
    Donald Trump Is Less Popular With American Voters Than Literal Head LiceAccording to a new national poll.
  17. wishful thinking
    72% of Americans Adorably Plan to Vote in 2016A new poll shows that the election hasn’t yet wrecked the humanity of the American people quite yet.
  18. number crunching
    Americans Have Been This Angry Since JulyA new poll reveals that their opinions haven’t changed much since mid-summer.
  19. god hates pundits
    Muslims Like Barack Obama Even Though He Eats During RamadanNo big love from Mormons, though.