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Entries Tagged as 'Meta-analysis'

Factchecking Nate Silver

October 5th, 2014, 4:39pm by Sam Wang

In response to the post below, Nate Silver wrote a longer piece for Political Wire. I am traveling, and will reply soon. You’ll want to read it. Check back soon!

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Tags: 2014 Election · Meta-analysis · Senate

Gerrymandering notes: how many votes to take House, 1992-2012

January 30th, 2013, 12:28am by Sam Wang

Dear PEC Readers, we’re going casual tonight. This is for frequent visitors and those of you on the RSS feed. I’ll explain…

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Tags: 2012 Election · House · Meta-analysis

Gerrymandering code – for the do-it-yourselfers

January 3rd, 2013, 10:43am by Sam Wang

For the true hardcore…A version of the MATLAB code I used is now available.

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Tags: 2012 Election · House · Meta-analysis · Politics

With Jay Ackroyd at 9pm (soon!)

November 8th, 2012, 7:25pm by Sam Wang

Hi, all. A bit inundated with media, and also recovering. However…join me with Jay Ackroyd on a webcast of Virtually Speaking, in 1.5 hours – at 9pm Eastern. See you! call in: 646 200 3440

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Tags: 2012 Election · Meta-analysis · Politics

Presidential prediction 2012 (final… stay tuned)

November 6th, 2012, 11:47am by Sam Wang

Now that all the polls are in, it’s possible to perform variance minimization, a simple procedure to identify the range of polls that can be used – and therefore reduce uncertainty. We’ll have that in a bit. Calculating and double-checking…stand by.

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Tags: 2012 Election · Meta-analysis · President

Test – Facebook open thread

November 1st, 2012, 3:45pm by Sam Wang

(original version released November 1, 3:45pm on temporary site) I miss my commenters! Let’s see if Facebook-based threads are sustainable. Open discussion thread for the Presidential race. Ro-mentum, early voting, whatever…have at it!

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Tags: 2012 Election · Meta-analysis · Site News

Offline for a moment…

October 28th, 2012, 9:08pm by Sam Wang

I must relocate the server in light of the imminent hurricane strike. Don’t be concerned if we go away for a bit. Update: back. Fingers crossed!

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Tags: Meta-analysis · Site News

Crowdsourcing request: swing district locator

October 23rd, 2012, 6:00pm by Sam Wang

I want to create a tool to help locate swing Congressional districts (CDs) near you. Can you help?

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Tags: 2012 Election · House · Meta-analysis

Technical notes on the House prediction

October 6th, 2012, 12:00pm by Sam Wang

To the reader: This post focuses on technical notes regarding the House prediction. It is not a popular essay, but is for diehard geeks. Additional notes will be added here.

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Tags: 2012 Election · House · Meta-analysis

Foster v. Biggert (IL-11)

October 3rd, 2012, 6:36am by Sam Wang

I’ve been staying out of individual House races. However, this one is interesting to me as a physics major. Also, my friends Ed Witten and Chiara Nappi drew me in. A deal I couldn’t refuse…

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Tags: 2012 Election · House · Meta-analysis