The polls have varied significantly heading into Tuesday’s special Senate election in Alabama. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team discusses why turnout is so difficult to predict and how different groups of voters could affect the outcome.
The crew also assesses how Sen. Al Franken’s resignation has shaped the political conversation surrounding sexual misconduct allegations — and what to expect as more cases emerge.
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