Testing Polling Error, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Polls

11/8/16 Note: Hey, so when I was rerunning my model on election day, I noticed a serious error. I accidentally had Clinton and Trump’s numbers swapped in West Virginia. There is an extremely low chance of Clinton winning there. It has been corrected now. It didn’t change the prediction much, but did drop her probability […]

Mapping Presidential Candidate Support Part 2: Nationwide

Zooming out, again.Due to the (relative) popularity of my last post on Presidential candidate support in PA, I’ve written a follow up. Using the same methods described in that post, I removed the location filter and generated a list of all donors to each candidate across the entire United States. The script combed through the […]

Mapping Presidential Candidate Support Part 1: Pennsylvania

Challenge AcceptedTime for me to dive into this insane election. A friend of mine (who lives in NoLibs) recently made a passing comment to me that “almost everyone in South Philly is a Trump supporter.” This was a ridiculous statement from a friend who loves to troll me about my love of South Philly. Nevertheless, […]