I’ve made a simple guide for tracking the election. It’s at geeks-guide-2012-b.pdf. My two pieces of advice are:
- Ignore exit polls and large states.
- Watch New Hampshire (expectation: Obama +3%) (CNN) (electoral-vote.com)
I’ll use this post to list some resources. I’ll update this on the fly – check back now and then. Or leave your own in comments.
I actually don’t like Election Night that much – too much noise, not enough signal…and not nearly enough MATLAB. But should I liveblog anyway? Or more accurately, open a comment thread so you can liveblog…
Presidential scenario trackers. Automatic tabulation of the victory scenarios for Obama and Romney. Web tools: app by Kumars app by Cohen. If those don’t work, try this Excel file ElecVote2_revised (740 kb).
Early voting site (Mike McDonald).
Liveblogging by the human InTrade (Andrew Sullivan).
Recount rules from the Brennan Center for Justice.
NorCalGuy’s itinerary for the evening. A good assortment!
Feed your fears: Highest risk of E-voting meltdowns, at Freedom To Tinker (Ed Felten).
What I care about for the new Congress: filibuster reform.
District and precinct level voting histories at the Stanford Election Atlas.