Gallup Editor Corrects Obama's Estimate

He should have said 9/25ths of Americans went to the polls, not a third.

U.S. President Barack Obama listens to a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

No one, including President Barack Obama, denies that Nov. 4 was a tough night for Democrats. But that's not stopping Gallup from adding a little statistical refinement to the equation.

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