Nate Silver nails it

Votes are still being counted, but the New York Times poll guru appears to have predicted every state correctly

Topics: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, The New York Times, Elections 2012, Nate Silver, 2012 Elections, Polls,

Nate Silver nails it

UPDATE #2: After a drawn-out and ultimately meaningless tally in Florida, Obama has been declared the winner. Nate Silver finishes this election cycle a perfect 50 for 50.

UPDATE: Florida hasn’t yet been decided, but Romney carried Alaska and Obama has officially won Nevada — just as Silver anticipated.

A side-by-side comparison of Nate Silver’s predictions with the presidential election’s results so far.

Jacob Sugarman is Salon's cover editor and the editor of Open Salon. You can follow him on twitter @jakesugarman.

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