Mitt Romney Internal Polls Missed Badly – Business Insider
Until the very end, Mitt Romney and his campaign believed he was going to win the election. The New Republic’s Noam Schieber details this morning why Romney’s team thought that: They had a set of very off-the-mark swing state internal polls that lined up to a Romney victory.
The two particularly brutal examples are from Colorado and New Hampshire, where Romney’s internal polling gave him at least a 3-point lead in each state. He lost each state by at least 5 points.
In New Hampshire, the Romney internal polls’ two-day average put him up 3.5 points on Obama. He lost the state in a blowout: