07 Nov '12, 9pm

Election 2012: The Vindication of Data: The TV pundits couldn’t predict the presidential election, but the geeks...

Election 2012: The Vindication of Data: The TV pundits couldn’t predict the presidential election, but the geeks...

President Barack Obama’s victory on Tuesday in the U.S. Presidential election was not only predictable, it was predicted. The guy who got it totally right this time around was Nate Silver of the New York Time’s FiveThirtyEight blog (538 is the total number of votes in the Electoral College). The guy who got it 100 percent right in 2004, and missed the final count in 2008 by a single vote, got one state wrong this time around—Florida. Sam Wang, of the Princeton Election Consortium, who we profiled back in September , knew he was on shaky ground in that state, and that state alone. Here’s what he wrote Tuesday afternoon: Florida is a hard case. Several new polls came out this morning, making the median basically zero. As a tie-breaker I resorted to mean-based statistics. I will be unsurprised for it to go either way. Nate Silver and Drew Linzer went the other way. We are all...

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