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Published: 20 october 2020 04:03

Tomas Janeliūnas. Three myths about election forecasting

Tomas Janeliūnas
Juliaus Kalinsko / 15min nuotr. / Tomas Janeliūnas

Just like after every election cycle, there is no lack of questions and even outrage on how sociologists and political scientists have misjudged or were mistaken when speaking of future Seimas election victors and losers. One of the most frequently posed questions is how the Freedom Party’s good performance and the Social Democrats’ fairly poor showing in the multi-mandate district were not predicted.

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