Codecademy Live: Election forecasting and probability with R

5,841 Views | Nov 02, 2020

In this election-themed livestream, Curriculum Developers Sophie and Alex will discuss what it means for a candidate to have an 88% chance of winning an election. Using data from FiveThirtyEight and R/RStudio, we'll demonstrate how to run a simple election simulation and generate some possible outcome maps. Join us to learn more about probability, statistical coding, and why election outcomes are so hard to predict!