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From Polling to Primaries: What Can We Learn From Early Election Results?

Feb 16, 2016 | 9 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Who are going to be the Republican and Democratic nominees? Early primaries may provide insight into who the campaigns appeal to, but they aren't necessarily predictive of what's to come in the race. Nevada and South Carolina, two states where voters will soon select candidates, have far more diverse electorates than Iowa and New Hampshire. That dynamic could shake up the race. The Atlantic’s Caty Green sits down with associate editor Clare Foran to discuss the unusual trends shaping the 2016 race, and what we can expect going forward.

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Authors: Daniel Lombroso, Greyson Korhonen, Catherine Green


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Videos covering Election 2016 from The Atlantic's politics and policy team