AGAINST THE GRAIN

Why pollsters missed the election results so badly

There’s lots of evidence of a significant “shy Trump” vote. But the Trump-curious voters weren’t MAGA-wearing die-hards. They’re conservative-leaning suburbanites, angered at the Democrats’ cultural drift to the left.

Republican Michelle Steel led Democratic Rep. Harley Rouda in the vote tally for California's 48th Congressional District as of Saturday morning.
AP Photo/Chris Carlson
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