Can Election Polls In New York City Be Trusted?

… “I think the history of a lot of the public polls has shown that they’re wildly inaccurate,” Thompson said in a recent interview. “The one thing that the people of New York City have learned over a period of years and in different elections is that they’re just wrong. The public polls are just incredibly wrong, and I don’t think people put a lot of faith in them any longer.” …

Pollsters are quick to defend their work. For one thing, their polls rarely fail to identify the winning candidate. [cont.]

Jon Lentz, City & State