Eric Cantor Spent $75,000 on Pollster Who Predicted 34% Win

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Date Originated: June of 2014
Categories: Eric Cantor
McLaughlin & Associates, a polling company Eric Cantor paid over $75,000 to conduct survey's about the congressman's reelection campaign, predicted the congressman would win his primary election by 34 percentage points. Cantor later went on to lose his primary by nearly ten percentage points, meaning the firm's estimate was off by 44 percentage points.
Source: http://gawker.com/eric-cantors-pollster-got-paid-75-000-to-be-wrong-by-4-1589269225
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