LISTEN LIVE: Loading...

Advertisement

 

After Pressley's Decisive Victory, What Did The Polls Get Wrong?

10:40
Download
Play
Ayanna Pressley addresses supporters celebrating her primary win. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
(Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
This article is more than 4 years old.

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley had a decisive victory over popular 10-term incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, which came as a slight surprise, as the last official poll in the race — a WBUR poll conducted at the end of July -- Capuano was leading Pressley by 13 points.

How did this race end up so drastically different from what we were expecting and were there signs that the tide was turning?

Guests

Steve Koczela, president of the MassINC Polling Group. He tweets @skoczela.

This segment aired on September 6, 2018.

Related:

Chris Citorik Senior Producer
Chris Citorik was a senior producer for Radio Boston.

More…

Advertisement

 
Play
Listen Live
/00:00
Close