A certain group of 2016 political junkies might have one lasting image of Election Day — the New York Times needle’s shift from blue to deep red as early results came in, with Hillary Clinton’s chances of victory moving from 85 percent to her resounding electoral college defeat to President Donald Trump. The seemingly unexpected shift of fate prompted a rash of headlines from CNN, Forbes and the Washington Post wondering whether political polling was on life support. It’s not. On this week’s episode of The Daily Line’s Aldercast, pollsters Liz Dunne and Melissa Bell address common misperceptions about the industry, the future of polling, and how political junkies can ID quality polls.

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