UPDATE: It Gets Worse; Was 2020 Polling Worse Than 2016 Polling? Looks Like It

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Posted: Nov 04, 2020 9:55 AM
UPDATE: It Gets Worse; Was 2020 Polling Worse Than 2016 Polling? Looks Like It

Source: (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

UPDATE: It gets worse. 

***Original post***

Votes for the presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are still being counted in Michigan, Nevada, Georgia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona and North Carolina this morning, but while it is unclear who will ultimately win, it's clear who the losers are. 

Going into election night, pollsters across the board (with the exception of Trafalgar) predicted Biden would wipe out Trump by wide margins in the swing states. They also predicted a Senate turnover to Democrats and substantial victories for the left in the House. That's not what happened, Trump over performed significantly and the bad numbers look like they're going to be worse than 2016. 

As Leah covered earlier this morning, Tucker Carlson explained this reckoning last night. 

"Something really went wrong in the way we predicted a number of these races,” he said. "I can name some of the people that should be much fired immediately, and I think I will. I just need to calm enough to get their names on paper."