Electoral statistics

2008-05-31

in Geek stuff, Politics

This website presents the 2008 American Presidential election, as represented by an expert in baseball statistics. At this time, the message seems to be that Clinton has a better chance of beating McCain than Obama, but I wouldn’t read too much into that. This election has already repeatedly confounded early polls and conventional wisdom. A lot will happen before November.

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. September 8, 2008 at 8:18 pm
. September 16, 2008 at 3:44 pm

FiveThirtyEight: Electoral Projections Done Right
15 September 2008

Electoral vote:
Obama – 250.3
McCain – 287.7

Popular vote:
Obama – 48.4%
McCain – 50.6%

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