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. You can follow him on twitter @jakesugarman.

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