I’ve been lying low. It’s a busy time here at Princeton: undergraduate advising, graduate teaching, and it’s midterms week! I figured since the Presidential race is basically over, the urgency of posting was reduced. Also, I’m working on a newspaper piece. Anyway, I will be back soon with more bloggy goodness. For now, please ignore [...]
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October 11th, 2016, 8:40am by Sam Wang
Thanks to all the readers who noticed something wrong with the poll-aggregation rule. It’s fixed now, thanks to rapid response by PEC co-conspirator Walker Davis. I apologize for the glitch.
August 13th, 2016, 8:00am by Sam Wang
The Princeton Election Consortium is partnering with StatX to bring to you a way to get our data updates automatically. The StatX app can provide you with all the key outputs on our calculations, updated five times a day: the EV snapshot, current Senate and House estimates, and the Meta-Margins. The app will link back to [...]
July 27th, 2016, 9:29pm by Sam Wang
The HuffPollster feeds are changing structure to offer more options. We are adapting. Tonight, some routine diagnostics…
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July 6th, 2016, 11:01am by Sam Wang
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. [...]
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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