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Subject:  Re: Nate Silver Nails It! Date:  11/7/2012  6:19 PM
Author:  sykesix Number:  1833967 of 1972370

Scott Rasmussen explains why he blew the election:

So what happened? "In general," says Scott Rasmussen, "the projections were pretty good. The two differences I noted were share of white vote falling to 72 percent. That’s what the Obama campaign, to their credit, said all along. We showed it just over 73 percent. Also, youth turnout higher and senior turnout lower than expected. That’s a pretty big deal given the size of the generation gap."

Translation: His sample sucked.


http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2012/11/07/scott_rasmussen...
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