Experts try to make sense of gap between polls and vote in Georgia
Posted: 4:59 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 By Nancy Badertscher and Shannon McCaffrey…
Georgia (Nov 6, 2014) — Posted: 4:59 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
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There was one thing most polls seemed to agree on in the weeks leading up to Tuesday’s election — the two top races in Georgia were so excruciatingly close that both might have to be decided by runoffs.
But then the voters stepped in. Republicans won in a rout. It wasn’t a horse race — it was a political blowout.
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