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 POPULAR VOTEHillary Clinton64,384,635Donald Trump62,303,414Difference2,081,221After our archaic electoral college system gave Donald Trump the presidency on November 8th, the public and the media were all shocked. And one of the first questions...

It looks like President Obama is still viewed positively by the public as doing a good job. That probably won't change before he leaves office in a couple of months. The chart above shows two polls on his job approval rating. One gives him 51% approv...

The top chart is from a Gallup Poll -- done between November 9th and 13th of a random national sample of 1,019 adults, with a margin of error of 4 points.The bottom chart is from an Economist / YouGov Poll -- done between November 12th and 15th of a...

Polls are not predictors. This is the message that American University history professor Allan Lichtman has been screaming at the world since 1981: It's not that the polling system itself is broken -- instead, polls behave exactly as they'...

A new ABC News poll shows that 74 percent of Americans feel that Donald Trump won Tuesday’s election legitimately. Of course, of Trump’s supporters, 99 percent believe that he did. (Who are the 1 percent of Trump supporters that don’t believe i...

Trump's Big Data Mind Explains How He Knew Trump Could Win Izzie Lapowsky, Wired While it could take some time to uncover the finer points of why the polls were so far off in the 2016 presidential election, the head of President-elect Donald...

As you've probably heard, while Hillary Clinton won the majority of the popular vote, Donald Trump was awarded more than 270 votes in the Electoral College. Many, particularly on social media, were incredulous, partly at the candidates but also...