DeSart model in Vermont: Clinton with very clear lead
The DeSart model released an updated forecast of the election result. The model currently forecasts a two-party vote share of 66.5% for Clinton, and 33.5% for Trump in Vermont. In comparison, on September 12 Trump was still predicted to win 0.0% of the vote.
Putting the results in context
Individual models should be treated with caution, because they often incorporate substantial biases. At least, one should examine how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
Comparison to the combined PollyVote
The current PollyVote expects Clinton to gain 64.5% of the two-party vote in Vermont. The results of the DeSart model for Clinton are thus 2.0 percentage points above the combined PollyVote in Vermont.