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If you love political polling, it is indeed a great time to be alive. MarkGlaser over at MediaShift posted a comprehensive overview of the top polling sites this election cycle. My favorite,, is authored by Chicagoan Nate Silver, who works as a Managing Partner over at Baseball Prospectus. ‚ One can only dream of the day when office chatter about fantasy baseball is replaced by electoral college projections.

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