Washington, D.C.: DeSart & Holbrook model shows Clinton in the lead

The DeSart & Holbrook model provided an updated prediction of the election result. According to the model, Clinton will obtain 93.8% of the two-party vote share in Washington, D.C., whereas Trump will win 6.2%.

Putting the results in context

In general, however, a good strategy is to not have too much faith in the results of single models, as they may contain large errors. At the very least, one should examine how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

The DeSart & Holbrook model in comparison with PollyVote's prediction

The current PollyVote forecasts Clinton to gain 89.3% of the two-party vote in Washington, D.C.. The results of the DeSart & Holbrook model for Clinton are thus 4.5 percentage points above the combined PollyVote in Washington, D.C..

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