Why weighting polls for party identification is wishful thinking

Those who follow my writing know that I am not a fan of weighting polls to a predetermined party identification (ID). The reason is that questions on party ID can be skewed by question ordering and political environment. …

Some Republicans have been up in arms this year over what they perceive as polls with too many Democrats. The charge is not new. In 2004, many Democrats complained of a bias: they thought the polls had too many Republicans. [cont.]

Harry Enten, The Guardian