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DeSart model: In Mississippi trails by a very clear margin

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The DeSart model provided an updated prediction of the election result. According to the model, Clinton will obtain 58.6% of the two-party vote share in Mississippi, while Trump will win 0.0%. In comparison, on August 4 Trump was still predicted to gain 58.6% of the vote.

Putting the results in context

As a general rule, however, don't have too much faith in the results of single econometric models, as they may incorporate large errors. At the very least, one should check how a econometric model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

Results compared to other econometric models

When compared to the average results of other econometric models Clinton performed better with 0.0 percentage points, while Trump did worse with 0.0 percentage points.

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