We are repairing a problem in our HuffPollster feed. We were not scraping states with few polls, and in those cases were using 2012 election results. This is now corrected. Current polls make the following states closer by at least three percentage points compared with 2012: AR, CO, CT, KS, ME, TN, TX, and WA. [...]
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February 28th, 2015, 6:30am by Sam Wang
I’m looking for a research assistant at Princeton to work on a gerrymandering project at a scholarly level, i.e. for academic research. It will also have practical implications. There’s a posting at the Student Employment office – look for posting #35677! For now, students only please.
October 7th, 2013, 8:27am by Sam Wang
Dear readers, I’ve been invited to write an academic article on the Meta-analysis. I’m horribly late with it…but I do have a draft. I’d be interested in your thoughts and reactions. I’m sure I have not done justice to some important topics. The article text is here (PDF) and the figures are here (6.7 MB [...]
January 5th, 2013, 4:00pm by Sam Wang
Gerrymandering makes for interesting mail! Here are some excerpts from activists, a journalist, political scientist, and a few redistricters.
November 4th, 2012, 10:00am by Sam Wang
Here’s some Princeton Election Consortium news (and about poll aggregation generally): Upcoming: Monday KCRW 2:00pm ET with Mark McKinnon, Sasha Issenberg, and Ron Brownstein.Tuesday WNYC 12:30pm ET with Leonard Lopate. Recent radio: KPCC Los Angeles, Colorado Public Radio, NPR’s Science Friday with Flora Lichtman and Nate Silver. Articles in Deadspin and Wired about the aggregation-hating [...]
November 3rd, 2012, 1:04pm by Sam Wang
At last, we’re back. Andrew is a hero! Restoring the last few days of contenthere now… Update: Done, with some modifications. If you like the temporary look see synapse.princeton.edu. If any temporary-site URL gives an error, replace “election” with “synapse.” Comments please!
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October 29th, 2012, 11:11pm by Sam Wang
Not by Sandy, though the winds are pretty high (check out this excellent moving representation). I’m more blown away by the web traffic over the last few weeks. Take a look.
October 1st, 2012, 8:00am by Sam Wang
Good morning. I’ve switched to a short-term prediction. Click on the history to see it. Today the Meta-Margin is Obama +5.4%, the highest value so far of the general campaign. The yellow “watch zone” includes 353 EV, also a high. I’m experimenting with flavors of comment moderation. Don’t mind the confusion. General announcement: if anyone [...]