Election Forecasting Update - 1 November 2012

| Fri Nov. 2, 2012 1:23 AM EDT

Here's another update on the status of the most popular presidential forecasting models. I've mixed it up a bit since the previous one. On the top are Nate Silver and Andrew Tanenbaum; on the bottom are Sam Wang and Josh Putnam. Obama continues to widen his lead, and the average of the models now gives Obama 312 electoral votes.