The Brits go the the polls

It’s election day in the UK and it’s looking to be a nail-biter.  Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight has put up their final prediction, which includes an interesting form of hung parliament where a Lib-Labour coalition isn’t feasible but Conservatives lack a majority:

Of course, in the next post, Nate hedges his bets, pointing out the difficulty of predicting British elections and the historic inaccuracy of the polls that run up to the election.  So essentially, to find out what’s going to happen, you’re going to have to watch the results come in.

Of course, if it’s a hung parliament, the real excitement starts after the results are announced.


About Meng Bomin

Real name Benjamin Main, I am a graduate of Grinnell College with a degree in Biological Chemistry.
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