How I Will Use Big Data in My Presidential Campaign

The growing importance of big data in presidential elections is no secret, as it jumped into the spotlight in 2008, when then-Senator Barack Obama invested significant resources into analyzing big data, which helped propel him to the White House.

At the same time, Nate Silver used big data to project Obama’s presidential victory with astounding accuracy, correctly predicting the outcomes in 49 of the 50 states in the 2008 presidential election.

Silver did even better in the 2012 United States presidential election, successfully predicting the winner in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.Given the growing importance of big data in the presidential election, I thought it only natural that I should consider throwing my hat into the ring and run for president.

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Original Author: Bill Schmarzo