Idaho Primary Forecast

What is the election forecast for the Idaho primaries?  The “It Score” weighs in….

Last month we applied the It Score algorithm to local elections for the first time and ended up correctly forecasting both of Utah’s state conventions with 100% accuracy (  Recently we applied the algorithm to primaries in Wisconsin, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Indiana.  To date…the It Score has a prediction rate of 88%.  Because of our success we decided to apply our magic math skills and giant data sets to the calculation of “It Scores” for the candidates in Idaho.  Sorry for potentially spilling the beans early but hopefully it reduces some tension at the conventions.  Our results…

District 1

Democrat Winner

Republican Winner

James Farris will likely win the Democrat nomination with an It Score of 29.  Raul Labrador will probably win the Republican nomination with an It Score of 28. 

District 2

Democrat Winner

Republican Winner

The It Scores for this district suggest that Nicole LeFavour will be going against Michael Simpson in the general election.

These are the It Score predictions.  PoliticIt is the first big data company in election politics.  The It Score is calculated using sophisticated machine learning and giant data sets.  We have been calculating the It Score for over 10 months and our results indicate that there is a strong correlation between the It Score and traditional national polls. 

If you’re a politician and you want to improve your score email us.

PoliticIt is a boot-strapped college start-up based in Utah. We are a hip group of economists, math people, graphic designers, and software junkies chasing the American Dream.  We are a jolly non-partisan lot of tribes people interested in everything politics.  We dream of a world consisting of political transparency.  We love democracy.  

Idaho election results will be posted when available.

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Happy voting,

Josh Light is a Co-Founder and CEO of PoliticIt.
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