How Google sees the race

… Harvard’s Seth Stephens-Davidowitz says there’s a better way. Stephens-Davidowitz, a Ph.D. student in economics, uses Google Insights for Search, an online tool for extracting data from the millions of daily Google searches, and then uses statistical tools to analyze the data to gain insights on who is likely to vote and on voter turnout on Election Day. [cont.]

Peter Reuell, Harvard Gazette