A Short, Important Reminder About The Exit Polls

by John Hawkins | November 4, 2008 2:12 am

In 2004, the first exit polls[1] that came out showed Kerry winning Ohio by 4 and Florida by 3 and he lost both states. Those same leaked poll numbers showed Kerry winning Pennsylvania by 20 points when he ultimately only won it by 51% to 49%.

Long story short: it would be more unusual for the exit polls to be right than wrong, so if some numbers are leaked out this afternoon and McCain isn’t doing well, don’t freak out.

  1. exit polls: https://rightwingnews.com/archives/week_2004_10_31.PHP#003091

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