Follow-Up: Nate Silver Nails All 50 States In Prez Election Prediction

BHB shared Tuesday that Brooklyn Heights area resident/NY Times’ 538 Blog guru Nate Silver’s predicted “President Obama has a 90.9% probability of winning reelection,” alongside his profile in Tablet. Turns out the dude knows his stuff: The statistician/strategist correctly called every single state in last evening’s election—after being needled for weeks by political commentators who ridiculed his method for forecasting election results.

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  • Missourimule

    So next time, maybe we could just skip the elections & ask Nate? It’d save a ton of money and avoid the question of fraud, illegal voters, etc.

  • Columbia Freights

    So this whole time I’ve been reading his blog and he could very well be living next door to me!

  • dave

    Good job Nate…..

  • DrewB

    Nate’s polling was the one thing keeping me from freaking out in the final days leading up to the election. WEll done sir!

  • Dinah

    I agree DrewB Nate’s predictions kept me sane.