Meet the County That Predicts US Presidential Elections.

Want to know who the next US President will be? History gives you the answer.

Vigo county, Indiana. An unusual place with an unusual power. This county has been predicting the next US president since 1888 correctly except for just two times. This means, that on the last 33 elections, Vigo county’s choice was the next US president. This amounts to 94% accuracy rate in over 100 years.

Image for post
Image for post
Vigo County. (Source: http://ingenweb.org/invigo/)
Image for post
Image for post
Time Table for the Recent Political Affiliations of US Presidents. Although there is a Republican slight dominance, Vigo County’s choices were quite accurate.
Image for post
Image for post
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Written by

Institutional FOREX Strategist | Trader | Data Science Enthusiast. Author of the Book of Back-tests: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B089CWQWF8

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store