Tuesday, June 13, 2017

From landslide to buried alive: Why 2017 election forecasts weren't wrong | The Register

Swing when you're winning

In the aftermath of almost every recent election, two types of story get written based on the outcome. One is how the polls "got it wrong", how the forecast – surprise! – failed to match the actual result. The other, usually written by someone with at least basic statistical skills, explains why the polls mostly didn't "get it wrong."…

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