For The Economist on Punditry and the Australian Elections

By G. Elliott Morris / May 21, 2019


In the aftermath of a surprise win for the Coalition parties, the media blamed pollsters for calling an unquestionable victory for the Labor Party. But they didn’t; pundits did.

“Daily chart | Did pollsters misread Australia’s election, or did pundits? | Polling for Australia’s federal election showed a closer race than most realised”