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DeSart & Holbrook model: Clinton tied with Trump in North Carolina

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The DeSart & Holbrook model is included 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. In comparison, on October 14, Clinton was predicted to win only 49.9% of the vote.

Putting the results in context

In general, however, a good strategy is to not have too much faith in the results of single models, because they often contain large errors. Rather, one should check how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

The DeSart & Holbrook model compared with PollyVote's forecast

The most recent PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 50.3% and Trump 49.7% of the two-party vote in North Carolina. Clinton has 0.1 percentage points less when the results of the econometric model are compared to the combined PollyVote forecast for North Carolina.

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