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When did presidential polling contradict the election results?

After “researching”, I found that nearly all election results were within 4% of polling results. Interestingly, the largest deviation at 5% was also the one election where the person that polling indicated would win was the one who lost: Truman vs. Dewey. The year is 1948. Harry Truman has issued a peacetime military draft. Babe Ruth dies… Read More »