If We Can’t Trust the Polls, Who do we Trust?
After Liberal’s come-from-behind victory in the Federal election on Saturday, where they were out for all money, literally, sports bet even paid out punters early who betted for a Labor victory. Questions were raised about the validity of the polls, which all predicted a decisive victory for the Opposition. The question stands: how did the opinion polls get it so wrong? Dr. Geoffrey Robinson, Senior Lecturer in Australian Studies & Politics at Deakin University, joins us now on the line to discuss.