The DeSart & Holbrook model is captured in the econometric models component of the combined PollyVote. According to the model, Clinton will obtain 43.3% of the two-party vote share in South Carolina, while Trump will win 56.7%. In comparison, on October 22, Clinton was predicted to end up with 43.8% of the vote.
Putting the results in context
Individual models often incorporate large errors, which is why they should be treated with caution. At least, one should check how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
The DeSart & Holbrook model in comparison with PollyVote's forecast
The most recent PollyVote foresees Trump to gain 54.4% of the two-party vote in South Carolina. The results of the DeSart & Holbrook model for Trump are thus 2.3 percentage points above the combined PollyVote in South Carolina.