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Bio-index model: Clinton with clear lead


The Bio-index model is included in the index models component of the combined PollyVote forecast. It currently predicts a two-party vote share of 58.8% for Clinton and 41.2% for Trump.

Putting the results in context

As any other method, index models are subject to bias. As a result, don't focus too much on the results of a single index model. At the very least, one should examine how a index model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

Comparison to other index models

When compared to the average results of other index models Clinton performed better with 5.1 percentage points, while Trump did worse with 5.1 percentage points.

Results compared to the combined PollyVote prediction

Clinton has 5.6 percentage points more and Trump has 5.6 percentage points less when the results of the index model are compared to the combined PollyVote forecast.

This article was automatically generated by the PollyBot, which uses algorithms developed by AX Semantics to generate text from data stored in our API. The exact dataset underlying this particular article can be found here.

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