Commentary: Polling's death: Greatly exaggerated

A prolonged lead in the polls for the Democratic contender. A projected 90% chance of winning. And then the counting of the votes, with the only certainty being a thin margin for whoever is declared the winner.As it was four years ago, pollsters are being blamed for a misleading preelection narrative, even after applying the lessons they learned from 2016: weighting to education in order to capture the non-college-educated white vote and investing more in statewide polling, particularly in battleground states, to provide a better assessment of the Electoral College.While votes are still being …

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