One big question to come out of the election: Is polling dead?

Surveys badly missed 2020 U.S. election results.

An Iowa voter casts his ballot in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo credit: Getty Images).
An Iowa voter casts his ballot in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo credit: Getty Images).

Polls predicted an easy win for former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic pick-up in the Senate and gains for the party in the House.

So what happened? As of Wednesday afternoon, the presidential election is still too close to call, Republicans seem poised to hold the Senate and the Democratic edge in the House is likely to shrink.

Is the 2020 election the end of public trust in polling? 

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