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Geeks, Quants And Wonks ‘Outliers’

November 24, 2012

Richard Thaler offers praise for geeks, quants and wonks.

Matthew Dowd unpacks the mythic narrative of the 2012 elections.

Ryan Enos finds that Sandy had a predictably small effect on the election.

Mark DiCamillo analyzes the growing power of California’s ethnic population at the polls.

Harry Enten reviews American public opinion on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

John Sides counts the ways that the 2012 election was good for political science.

Zeynep Tufecki decries the ‘Smart Campaign.’

Dave Troy finds that population density was the Republican’s real adversary (via Gage).

Reg Baker outlines the real lessons from US electoral polling.

David Paleologos explains why he wrote off Obama in Florida and Colorado.

Steven Shepard examines the issues with Gallup’s polling.

Bill Glauber profiles pollster Charles Franklin.

Brad DeLong chronicles the many attacks on Nate Silver.

Nate Silver talks polling on Morning Joe, is thankful the North Dakota Senate race was low-profile.

Google Consumer Survey announces a contest to create a visualization or analysis based on their election data.

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