I believe that Rasmussen is a professional organization which puts accuracy above all else. But their polls this election were biased towards the Republicans. I expect these problems to be fixed. and Live Blogging Election Night - NYTimes.com I believe that any problems with polling comes from sampling methodologies, not from trying to shape a political agenda, an argument that generally comes from extremely partisan people. However, the argument that Rasmussen is "the best" pollster, as the other extremely partisan side sometimes maintains, was clearly wrong during this election.