2023 Citrin Award Lecture: Where Polling Stands Heading Into 2024 – Nate Cohn

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Nate Cohn of the New York Times standing with his 2023 Citrin Award and UC Berkeley Professors Jack Citrin and David Broockman.
Nate Cohn of the New York Times gave the Citrin Award lecture to a large and enthusiastic audience. He gave a masterful account of the challenges facing pollsters and reported on the current state of the Biden v. Trump race: a dead heat.

Event Information:
Nate Cohn is the New York Times‘ chief political analyst. Cohn is widely recognized for his expertise in deciphering the complex landscape of American public opinion and elections. At the Times, he plays a pivotal role in providing insightful commentary on elections, polling, and demographic trends through his contributions to The Upshot. His Siena College/New York Times Upshot Poll has also earned a reputation for being one of the most accurate polls nationwide. With a passion for making data-driven analysis accessible to the public, Cohn’s articles in the Times have both broken new ground in our understanding of American politics and made data-driven political analysis accessible and understandable to the American public. His rigorous analyses have earned him a reputation as one of the most trusted voices in the field of political journalism. In addition to his written work, Nate Cohn has become a sought-after commentator on major news networks such as CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN. His appearances on NPR and engagements at prestigious colleges and universities have further cemented his status as a leading authority on U.S. politics. Prior to joining The New York Times in 2013, Cohn honed his analytical skills as a staff writer for The New Republic and as a research associate at The Henry L. Stimson Center.

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