Exit polls tell conflicting stories of the 2021 Virginia governor's race

Neither the claims that Republicans won Hispanics nor that college-educated whites stayed in place seem correct

Knowing the political composition of different demographic groups is key to political journalism, campaign strategy, and our collective understanding of the body politic. That’s why problems with the exit polls in Virginia — where Democrat Terry McAuliffe just lost the governors’ election to Glenn Youngkin — should trouble you.

Take for example the exit…

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