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    Infographic: Are Google Search Trends Better Election Predictors Than Polls?

    It appears as if Google search results are better election predictors than polls. Check out the infographic below to see how the Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina Republican Primaries were predicted by Google search results:

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    I don't know if this actually shows that the Google searches were better predictors (it seems to be tied), but I'm sure its more efficient. One reason for the accuracy is that people may not be completely honest when polled, but their search habits are more truthful. What do you think?


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