US Presidential elections

Psephology: Reviewing 2016 US Presidential elections prediction systems

Posted on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 11:02 by avantgarde

Psephology, a term coined in UK in 1952 by R.B. Mc Callum, is a branch of political science that deals with the statistical study of elections using historical voting data, public opinion polls and similar statistical data.

Over the years, various psephologists have developed different models and techniques to analyse elections based on different statistical data’s available and predict presidential voting outcomes.

Some acclaimed psephologists include Helmut Norpoth, Nate Silver and Allan Lichtman, among many others.

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