Automated Reporting in Political Journalism and Polls

Automated reporting is coming to political reporting. This site uses prediction markets, econometric models and a couple of traditional kind of polling to feed into its algorithm, which then gives forecasts for upcoming elections. As of April 14th, all the methods except econometric, put the Democrats ahead in November.

The PollyVote predicts the two-party popular vote-shares in US presidential elections by combining forecasts from different component methods.

(via PollyVote – Evidence-based election forecasting since 2004)

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