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Qlik Launches Presidential Debate Analytics Tool

Oct 8, 2020 |

Even if you’ve been watching the presidential debates, you may have come away asking yourself: what were they even saying? In the cacophony of controversies, interruptions, and shouting, it can be difficult to discern what candidates are emphasizing with their words. Read more…

Systemic Data Errors Still Plague Presidential Polling

Oct 7, 2020 |

Four years ago, national polling firms almost universally failed to detect the true level of support for Donald Trump in his quest for the White House. This year, the same underlying conditions that made Trump’s electoral college victory such a surprise are still in play, according to data experts. Read more…

Trump Victory: How Did the National Polls Get It So Wrong?

Nov 9, 2016 |

As Donald Trump celebrates his stunning victory in last night’s presidential election, professional pollsters are waking up and asking themselves: How did we get it so wrong?

Nearly all the national polls showed Hillary Clinton winning the presidency in the weeks before the election. Read more…

8 Interactive Visualizations for Election Day

Nov 7, 2016 |

Election Day is upon us, marking an end to a memorable and data-rich political campaign season. As the returns roll in, you’ll want to use these eight interactive data visualizations to track the news and sentiment expressed by an expected 130 million voters. Read more…

Why Winning Politics Is Now Tied to Big Data Analytics

May 10, 2016 |

One of the storylines in this year’s presidential election is how both major political parties are using big data analytics to inform their decisions and try to get ahead. But what you may not realize is how pervasive big data has become up and down the ticket. Read more…

Big Data and the Race To Be President

Feb 9, 2016 |

The U.S. presidential election is nine months away, and the race is still wide open. Just about anything could happen between now and November 8, and probably will. But one thing is clear: Read more…

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