Will some polls misfire in prominent races in the 2022 midterms? Probably. Will such errors be eye-catching? In some cases, perhaps. Will the news media continue to tout polls? Undoubtedly.
Having most Australian adults gather at polling booths seems like a COVID disaster waiting to happen. What measures are in place and how can you limit your risk?
People know a lot about their friends and neighbors – and pollsters can learn from that information, if they ask.
An expert on the history of polling has a first take on how pollsters did this year.