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Tossup between Clinton and Trump in latest Lewis-Beck & Tien model


The Lewis-Beck & Tien model provided an updated forecast of the election outcome. The model currently forecasts a two-party vote share of 51.1% for Clinton, and 48.9% for Trump.

Putting the results in context

Individual models should be treated with caution, as they often include substantial biases. At least, one should examine how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

Comparison to other econometric models

Clinton can currently count on 49.2% of the major two-party vote in an average of recent econometric models. In comparison to numbers in the Lewis-Beck & Tien model Clinton's econometric model average is 1.9 percentage points worse.

Comparison to the combined PollyVote

The latest PollyVote forecasts Clinton to gain 53.4% of the two-party vote. PollyVote currently predicts Clinton to gain 2.3 percentage points more compared to the results of the Lewis-Beck & Tien model.

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