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The 2020 election was a perfect example of the weaknesses - and strengths - of political polls

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A woman walks past an electoral map during a US presidential election watch party at the US embassy in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia on November 4, 2020.
Byambasuren Byamba-Ochir/AFP/Getty Images
Polls had a rough 2020 election season. While some states were spot on, others were way off and district-level polls also showed issues.
But that doesn't mean all polling is worthless. Accurate surveys are just hard - and getting harder.
But polls can also help us better understand out country, from religious life to our demographic divides.
Daniel Cox is director of the Survey Center on...
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