DeSart & Holbrook model in Oregon: Clinton is in the lead
The DeSart & Holbrook model provided an updated prediction of the election result. It currently predicts a two-party vote share of 56.2% for Clinton, and 43.8% for Trump in Oregon. In comparison, on October 12, Clinton was predicted to gain only 54.0% of the vote.
Putting the results in context
Individual models often incorporate large errors, which is why they should be interpreted with caution. Rather, one should check how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
The DeSart & Holbrook model compared with PollyVote's prediction
The current PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 57.4% of the two-party vote in Oregon. PollyVote currently predicts Clinton to gain 1.2 percentage points more compared to the results of the DeSart & Holbrook model.