The pollsters all agreed.
Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich would whip Republican Sen. Ted Stevens in Tuesday's election. Maybe by a little. Maybe, as some polls predicted, by a landslide....
Anchorage pollster and political consultant David Dittman, who often works for Republicans and is a Stevens supporter, predicted a solid Begich win the day of the election.
"If I look at what we've done around the country, we're pretty much in the ballpark everywhere," Ali said.
Another national polling firm, Rasmussen Reports, accurately predicted every Senate race in the country within the margin of error in their most recent polls -- again, except for Alaska.