PBS NewsHour

Political Polls, Professors Predict the Presidential Race

Clip: 10/12/2012 | 9m 57s

With such a close presidential race, many would like to look to pollsters and their political crystal balls for predictions. But what stats are the most reliable and accurate for predicting what will happen come Election Day? Paul Solman examines how polls and election markets parse data to come up with a winner.

Aired: 10/12/12

Rating: NR

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