Topic: “Bernie Sanders”

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How AP calls a race at poll close

, by Lauren Easton

On Super Tuesday, AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner in California as soon as polls closed at 8 p.m. PT— one of four such race calls made that night as polls closed in a state.

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Stellar night for AP race calling

, by Lauren Easton

A night of fast and accurate race calls by The Associated Press on Super Tuesday culminated as polls closed in California at 8 p.m. PT, when AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner of the night’s biggest prize.

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An inside look at ‘Divided America’

, by Lauren Easton

Last week, AP began publishing one of its longest series in memory, “Divided America.” The reporting explores the issues driving American voters toward the decision they will make on Election Day.

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An ‘impactful, buzzy set of political polling’

, by Lauren Easton

A staff memo by Vice President-International News John Daniszewski describes how AP’s news survey specialist developed original, impactful polling on the presidential candidates whose findings earlier this month “reset the political news agenda”:

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Stepping back from the horse race

, by Paul Colford

Five years after the launch of The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, the organization has been shining a bright light on why the presidential campaign has defied initial predictions.

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