Did a Flawed Computer Model Sabotage the Democrats?


“Don’t blame turnout. How a late change in strategy may have sent Democratic volunteers after the exact wrong type of voter.”

The Daily Beast reporter, Ben Jacobs, looks into how a change of strategy in the final months of the recent Midterm elections caused Democrats to come out on the losing side in several key states. Jacobs also draws correlations to how this isn’t the first time this has happened to Dems in non-presidential election cycles.

Perhaps better access to data and a non-monopoly mentality on strategy could have saved many Democratic seats from switching to GOP control. Only time will tell as those in the know begin to turn their attentions to 2016.

Read the full article here.

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