Nate Silver: The Statistician’s Hero

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[Editor's Note: Ann Maria toasts mathematician Nate Silver and explains why his brave insistence on believing the numbers before election day made him famous. -Virginia]

While about equal percentages of the general public will be either happy or upset with the outcome of the presidential  and congressional elections, 100% of statisticians will be cheering Nate Silver.

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Nate Silver from Wikimedia Commons

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