HOW DATA-SCIENCE ROCKED THE US ELECTIONS

11/9. It was an average morning. Most Bangladeshis woke up getting ready for the busy day ahead. And that is when the news broke. Donald J. Trump, the presidential candidate of the Republican Party, was leading the polls. Slowly and steadily, as they day went by, it was increasingly clear that he is going to be the next leader of the free world (!). Countering all major forecasts, Trump aced in states that most media thought would be inclined towards Hilary. So, what went wrong? Did the number crunchers get the data wrong? Or was it there all along… but they failed to see it. Nowadays in developed countries, elections are a field day for data science. Although, election data science remains a novice wing of hardcore-big-data-fuelled science, it is…


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