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June 11, 2014


Cantor Pollster Explains Why He Was Way Off

GOP John McLaughlin, whose firm last week showed Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) leading in his primary race by 34 points, offered National Journal several explanations for why his candidate actually lost the election by 10 points: "unexpectedly high turnout, last-minute Democratic meddling, and stinging late attacks on amnesty and immigration."

Said McLaughlin: "Primary turnout was 45,000 2 years ago. This time 65,000. This was an almost 50% increase in turnout... Untold story is who were the new primary voters? They were probably not Republicans."

Meanwhile, Daily Kos compiles other bad McLaughlin polls.












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