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Why 2016 election polls missed their mark

Pew Research Center - 07 Nov 2016
The results of Tuesday's presidential election came as a surprise to nearly everyone who had been following the national and state election polling, which consistently projected Hillary Clinton as defeating Donald Trump. Relying largely on opinion ...

Polls Have Closed In Connecticut's Hotly Contested Primaries

Hartford Courant - 14 Aug 2018
Republican and Democratic voters headed to the polls for primaries Tuesday to determine who will be on the ballot in November. There are many races, but much of the attention is focused on the battle to become the state's next governor, with seven men ...

Instagram's direct message polls give you private feedback

Engadget - 14 Aug 2018
Instagram's polls are good for soliciting feedback (or just stroking your ego), but what if you'd rather not share the results with absolutely all of your followers? You now have that option. Poll stickers are now available for direct messages, making ...

Here's what we saw at the polls in Wisconsin's partisan primary

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 14 Aug 2018
A large group of hopefuls for elective offices throughout Wisconsin, including governor and U.S. Senate, is getting whittled down today. A lot is at stake in today's primary with eight Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Scott Walker this fall, five ...

Polls close, voters await results for primary election

WFSB - 14 Aug 2018
The polls have closed on this Primary Election day, and now voters await the results. Voters hit the polls all day on Tuesday, until they closed 8 p.m.. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill recommended Tuesday morning that voters log onto www.myvote ...

Polls Show Millennials Are More Skeptical of Foreign Wars

The National Interest Online (blog) - 15 Aug 2018
As older generations inevitably pass on, new generations with new ideas will shape American foreign policy. Given that the Baby Boomers will be smaller than Gen Z in about a decade, and that Millennials are the largest generation yet, Millennials could ...

Voters head to polls today to decide unruly primary contest

The CT Mirror - 14 Aug 2018
Connecticut Democrats and Republicans go to the polls Tuesday to bring clarity to the unruliest of political seasons, making choices that not only will determine the major-party nominations for governor, but could forever change how candidates seek ...

Voters Head to the Polls on Primary Day in Minnesota

KSTP - 14 Aug 2018
Midday report: As of 12:30pm, approximately 31,000 Minneapolis voters have cast a ballot in the polls today. If you have not yet voted - join your neighbors and vote! Polls are open until 8:00pm, find your polling place here: https://t.co/7ViX5pNrJq.

Nigeria's 2019 polls will have 91 parties, over 12m new voters

africanews - 15 Aug 2018
The elections body noted in a press statement that this was the final batch of registration before the country goes to the polls in February 2019. The new parties will be presented their certificates on Thursday at the commission's headquarters in Abuja.

Dissolve LS, hold early polls with states, Cong dares PM

The Tribune - 14 Aug 2018
Taking the lead, Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot said the Congress would welcome an early dissolution of the Lok Sabha by the PM and simultaneous elections to the next LS along with polls in Mizoram, Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh.

Vermonters head to the polls for primary day

WCAX - 14 Aug 2018
Overall, state election officials expect a low turnout, but that didn't keep some voters away from the polls. "You have to be part of the process if you want to see change. Everyone has an obligation, I think, to come out and vote and every vote counts ...

Lake Elmo residents head to the polls for Primary Election

KSFY - 15 Aug 2018
Hermanson likes Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson for governor despite thinking former Governor Tim Pawlenty will fare better in a statewide election. "I feel like I need to be true to what I feel," Hermanson said. Polls close in Minnesota at 8 ...

New poll shows McCaskill, Hawley tied in US Senate Race

KSHB - 14 Aug 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new poll released after the Aug. 8 primary shows incumbent U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D – Missouri) in a tie with Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. The poll, conducted Aug. 8-9 by Missouri Scout, shows the race ...

Quiet polls, loud campaigns on Primary Day

Waterbury Republican American - 15 Aug 2018
From the field, across the state, on primary day: Despite predictions of respectable voter turnout statewide, some poll locations in Waterbury were virtually deserted Tuesday afternoon. At Crosby High School, only 304 ballots had been cast at 1:45 p.m ...

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