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Nate Silver’s Model vs. “The Morris Law”

jking474 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 10:10 AM
Sorry didgemaster, the Univ of CO. thing is nonsense. They have changed their model this year to try and account for the ground game, etc. So they are using a new model this year that they have never used before.

Nate Silver has pumped vast quantities of polls, surveys, and other data into his election model. Dick Morris has one theory and a gut feel for the race. The two election prognosticators could not be farther apart in their methodology or their projected outcomes. Silver predicts a close, but very likely victory for President Obama. Morris projects a win for Romney that exceeds Republicans’ wildest expectations.

Silver’s model has been very successful in its short lifespan. It includes poll data, economic data such as the stock market and unemployment numbers, and demographic information.

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