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How the midterm polls became Democratic fan fiction

25 October 2022

1:45 PM

25 October 2022

1:45 PM

Psephologists of the world unite: you have nothing to lose but your fibs!

I write toward the end of September, when many pollsters are still treating their prognostications as a form of fan fiction. For example, one poll has star trooper Mark Kelly ahead of Blake Masters by 6.2 points in the Arizona race for US Senate.

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