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Chart of the day: rise of the quants.

This was the election which proved the stats nerds right. Nearly every polling averager called all 52 races - every state, plus DC and the national outcome - correctly. But how did the individual polls do? This chart, via Ben Schott on twitter, demonstrates.

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.