Predicting the 2012 Election Results

Unconventional methods like football games or baked goods used to predict the election.
3:00 | 11/05/12

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As the clock ticks down on this election day, we hear so many predictions about who will win. Some of them from polls, but others from some pretty strange things with remarkably accurate success rates. Here's abc's david wright. Reporter: When the washington redskins win the last big game before a presidential election it's usually good news for the incumbent. Well, the redskins lost. Ergo romney will win tomorrow. Not so fast, sports fans! More often than not, when the national league team wins the world series, the democrats win, too. The giants swept. Ergo, obama wins. The quirky indicators are all over the map. For instance, the taller of the two candidates tends to win. Obama, at 6'1", is an inch shorter than romney. Ever since michael dukakis, people have also noticed something called the eyebrow index -- the guy with the neatest brows tends to win. In this case, obama. At abc, we have "your voice, your vote." Here at 7-eleven, there's "your coffee, your decision." Red for romney or blue for obama. Here in denver and across the country apparently obamas comfortably ahead. According to one study voters can correctly predict the winner 81% of the time even if they strongly support the other guy, which chia candidate is more popular? Which candidate's cookies more appetizing? Doesn't matter. Chances are you probably already know who will win. Thanks for watching.

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