Smart Chart: Reading the Midterm Tea Leaves
October 18, 2022
Election Day is three weeks away, and control of both the Senate and House are too close to call — and analysts are crunching the numbers to try to predict what will happen. In this chart, we look at the odds from very different sources to get a sense of where the midterms are headed.
- FiveThirtyEight, a data analysis site that uses polling data and mathematical formulas
- Online betting markets where wagerers buy and sell election “futures”
- Bookmaking odds from gambling sites