Archive for May, 2015

Where the nerdfighters are

May 7, 2015

I couldn’t let another UK general election campaign happen without making some reference to Nate Silver’s fivethirthyeight web site.  Not only for its excellent statistical analysis and for the use of the word ‘nerdfighting’, but also because in their model the constituency where I live is one of the most marginal in the UK.  The incumbent MP has been very active in putting notes through letter-boxes, but the candidate who is challenging her seems to have more and bigger posters.  It’ll be interesting to watch