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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Math: Trump 2016 Would've Beaten Obama 2012

UPDATE: Mea Culpa. 

Here’s what happened: I used the New York Times vote-record database for the numbers in this post. This was a matter of convenience; I had already been using the NYT database because of its excellent interactive feature, which allows you to scroll over counties in any state color-coded indicators of partisan margin as well as raw vote totals. Here’s the problem: The NYT database doesn’t have the correct numbers in some states. Here are screenshots from the NYT that show the numbers I used:

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That election would have had a much different dynamic. I can't say that this person's idea holds much water.