Fivethirtyeight: Where Electoral Forecasts Agree And Disagree

There are interesting disagreements between FiveThirtyEight's 2012 presidential projections and the projections made by other forecasts.

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  • Golden boy Nate Silver's much-hyped website FiveThirtyEight draws ire
    With a team of 20 regular writers, the site – FiveThirtyEight, as in the number of presidential electors in the U.S. electoral college – launched ... Leader Harry Reid said the stats guru’s forecasts are “good sometimes, bad most of the time.”
    04/6/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Philip Maddocks: GOP vows to make FiveThirtyEight blog irrelevant by adding Electoral College votes
    The FiveThiryEight - the blog run by Nate Silver for the New York Times that provides forecasts of upcoming ... bargain in which they might agree to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in return for three more Electoral College votes.
    11/9/2012 - 6:58 am | View Link
  • What’s FiveThirtyEight Good For?: The Inevitable Nate Silver Backlash
    This didn’t sit well with the pundit class, who mocked Silver in ways that made them look like a pack of ignorant yokels when Silver’s projected electoral map almost ... polling– the two will necessarily agree the vast majority of the time, and ...
    11/8/2012 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver adjusts to New York Times, 6 months after joining the newsroom
    Silver has faced some unexpected challenges — namely learning to adjust to the Times’ standards even when he doesn’t agree with them ... about whether “Dancing with the Stars” needs electoral reform. Prior to the partnership — which is ...
    06/2/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    04/17/2014 - 6:44 am | View Website
  • Nate Silver
    This weekend’s announcement by the former governor of Montana, Brian Schweitzer, that he would not seek that state’s Democratic nomination for Senate represents ...
    04/17/2014 - 12:46 am | View Website
  • FiveThirtyEight
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    04/16/2014 - 11:13 pm | View Website
  • Nate Silver
    In March 2008, Silver established his blog, in which he developed a system for tracking polls and forecasting the outcome of the 2008 general election
    04/16/2014 - 7:02 pm | View Website
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    1330582702602, Thanks for your question. McDonald's UK French Fries are cooked in the restaurants using a non-hydrogenated vegetable oil. Some of this oil will be ...
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