Early Polling Is Often Unreliable, So Why Do We Love It?
Americans often turn to polls for the latest news about a presidential race, but polling provides a murky picture at best.By Matt Patston | June 23, 2015
We all know that presidential races can be unpredictable — so why are we so determined to predict them?
Polling will provide headline fodder almost every day from now until Nov. 5, 2016 — even though early polling hardly ever predicts the winner of the general election.
Remember when Rick Perry was leading the GOP race in 2011?