Category Archives: FiveThirtyEight

Many Americans Are Convinced Crime Is Rising In The U.S. They’re Wrong.

Maggie Koerth and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – Will you get robbed this year? How would you rate your chances? In 2019, according to a survey conducted by Gallup, about 64 percent of Americans believed that there was more crime in the U.S. … Continue reading

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What the Polls Say Now About Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden With Less Than 65 Days to the Election

Jason Lemon of Newsweek – Democratic nominee Joe Biden continues to lead President Donald Trump by significant margins in most national polls as well as surveys conducted in key battleground states, with just under 65 days left until the presidential … Continue reading

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Every Decision Is A Risk. Every Risk Is A Decision.

Maggie Koerth of FiveThirtyEight – It has been a summer of compromises, a season of bending the rules. If I wear a mask and I keep my distance, I can go for a walk with a friend. Hand sanitizer is … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, FiveThirtyEight, United States

Trump Wants To Postpone The Election, But Americans Really Don’t

Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Last week, President Trump sparked a firestorm by calling for the postponement of the November election as the country prepares to voteamid the coronavirus pandemic. And although the president cannot actually delay the vote — Congress determines the federal election … Continue reading

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Can We Tell Which States Will Be Swing States In November?

Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – It’s the holy grail of presidential election campaigns: knowing which states will be decisive in the Electoral College. We have our guesses: States like Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina and Wisconsin are widely expected to be among the top swing … Continue reading

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