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Why it’s all to play for in the 2018 midterm elections

Ranta, Ronald (2018) Why it’s all to play for in the 2018 midterm elections. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (17 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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This year’s midterm elections are seen by many as the most important non-presidential contest in many years. But one pressing concern remains: following Donald Trump’s shock 2016 election victory, is it still possible to trust the polls? Ronald Ranta argues that, but for a few Midwestern states, the 2016 polls were really not all that inaccurate. This time around, he writes, the main problem for pollsters is turnout – if it is higher than expected, then the Democrats could do even better than is currently predicting.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 13:24
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2021 23:24

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