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DeSart model: Clinton tied with Trump

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The DeSart model is captured in the econometric models component of the PollyVote forecast. The model currently predicts a tie, with both Clinton and Trump obtaining 50% of the two-party vote.

Putting the results in context

As any other method, models are subject to bias. Hence, one should not be too confident the results of a single econometric model. Instead of trusting the results from single models, you should consult combined models or, even better, the combined PollyVote forecast that includes different methods and data.

Comparison to other econometric models

An average of recent econometric models has Clinton at 49.6% of the two-party vote. When compared to the average forecast of other models Clinton performed 0.2 percentage points better in the DeSart model.

Comparison to the combined PollyVote

The most recent PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 52.6% and Trump 47.4% of the two-party vote. Clinton has 2.8 percentage points less when the results of the econometric 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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