Sunday, June 16th, 2019

15 Fun Stats About Number Wizard Nate Silver


President Barack Obama won another term in the White House, but it was Nate Silver who likely got one of the biggest brand boosts of the night. While plenty of people — especially some on the right — were hoping his electoral predictions would be wrong, Mr. Silver, who writes for The New York Times, was right.

366,928: Number of Twitter followers he had as of 10 a.m. the day after the election.

$700,000: Advance for “The Signal and the Noise,” the book he published in September 2012, and another book, as part of a deal with Penguin Group.

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