Mark Huberty wrote the original code and paper on the Voting With Your Tweet project. He’s a doctoral candidate in Political Science at UC Berkeley.
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The Voting with Your Tweet project produced a mixed bag of results according to our initial analysis.
After gathering nearly 600,000 messages mentioning Congressional candidates across the U.S., we look at what people are discussing.
Tweet VOTING WITH YOUR TWEET: An experiment in political forecasting As of 15 October, we showed Democrats winning about 33% (123 districts) of the 369 districts for which...
Incumbents receive more tweets — often vastly more — than their challengers.
Graphics that provide insight into the project's data. UPDATED DAILY
Between now and Election Day on November 6, 2012, we will test whether, using only data from Twitter, we can successfully predict who will win...
Plain language explanations of the methodology behind the Voting with your Tweet project.
A daily prediction of who will win in each congressional district. UPDATED DAILY
A map of projected vote share for congressional candidates. UPDATED DAILY