The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on the results from a survey conducted by the Kansas City–based Remington Research Group between Nov. 8-9 and involved 1,450 likely runoff-election voters, with a margin of error was 2.6 percentage points.
We should note that, considering how the candidates finished in the November 3 election, that would be a perfectly plausible result.
But we should also note that Remington Research also ran the “Missouri Scout” poll, and their last three surveys in that state put Trump ahead by 5 points, 6 points, and then 5 points again. Trump won by 16 points.
Does anybody want to pause and reevaluate whether pollsters are getting a reasonable sense of who is going to vote, and who they will support? Or are we all just going pretend that the gap between the polls and election results that we have seen in the past week or so just didn’t happen?