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Time: 6 Reasons to Be Wary of Iowa Polls
The caucuses pose a unique challenge to pollsters. Few things in political polling are as challenging as the Iowa caucuses. Held every four years, the first-in-the-nation presidential voting is everything a pollster hates: complicated, unpredictable and high-profile. Nonetheless, major polling firms soldier on, in part because he interest in who might win the state is so high.
With the Iowa caucuses set to take place on Monday, pollsters large and small have taken a shot at figuring out who’s ahead. But as you read the final polls coming out of the Hawkeye State, here are six reasons to be skeptical.