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DeSart model: Clinton tied with Trump


The DeSart model published an updated prediction of the election outcome. The model forecasts that Clinton and Trump will each collect 50% of the two-party vote.

Putting the results in context

Single models may incorporate substantial errors, and should be interpreted with caution. At the very least, one should examine how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

Results compared to other econometric models

An average of recent econometric models sees Clinton at 49.8% of the two-party vote. When compared to the average forecast of other models Clinton performed 0 percentage points better in the DeSart model.

Comparison to the combined PollyVote

The most recent PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 52.8% and Trump 47.2% of the two-party vote. Clinton has 3 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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