A chart to stop the worrying

If there are still nervous Obama supporters out there, Sam Wang at Princeton has the perfect tonic.

His bias analysis enable you to discount whatever worries you may have — Bradley effect, impact of voter suppression, whatever — into an electoral vote calculation. So if you believe the latest polls are completely accurate, Wang’s calculation is that Obama will end up with 352 electoral votes. If your a complete worrier, and you think the polls are overstating Obama’s lead by 5 per cent, then he’ll end up with 278 — still enough to win.

There is a lot more interesting statistical stuff at Wang’s site.

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