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DeSart model in Washington, D.C.: Clinton is in the lead

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The DeSart model provided an updated forecast of the election outcome. According to the model, Clinton will collect 91.9% of the two-party vote share in Washington, D.C., whereas Trump will end up with 8.1%.

Putting the results in context

In general, however, one should not have too much faith in the results of single models, because they sometimes incorporate large errors. At the very least, one should examine how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

The DeSart model compared with PollyVote's forecast

The current PollyVote foresees Clinton to gain 91.4% of the two-party vote in Washington, D.C.. The results of the DeSart model for Clinton are thus 0.5 percentage points above the combined PollyVote in Washington, D.C..

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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