BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The morning after the election, the morning news shows brought in their analysts to try and figure out how the polls got the race for president so wrong. In Florida, for example, an October 27th poll had Clinton up by four points over Trump. He actually beat Clinton with 49 percent of the vote to her 48 percent. And even here in Maine, there was grumbling among republicans about the most recent poll in the second Congressional District race between Bruce Poliquin and Emily Cain that was done between October 20-25. It had Cain ahead of Poliquin 43 percent to 42 percent with 11 percent undecided and 4 percent choosing another candidate. Poliquin won the race by a margin of 55 percent to 45 percent.
"We told the press repeatedly that it didn't match our internal polling numbers. we were never behind in our internal polling numbers. it was never that close," Brent Littlfield, a consultant for Congressman Bruce Poliquin complained, shortly after the results came in showing Poliquin had a comfortable victory
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