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PBS: Amanpour & Co: Can We Trust the 2020 Presidential Polls?


October 23, 2020

In 2016, polls consistently showed Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton, and pundits were shocked at his eventual surprise victory. This time around, polls once again give the Democrats a comfortable lead. Are they any more reliable than last time? Sean Trende, a senior analyst for RealClearPolitics, has been tracking the trends shaping 2020 — and the ways in which polling has changed over the past four years. He speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about his key takeaways as the clock ticks down.

About this programme

Amanpour and Company features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports. Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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