Huntsman Alumni Magazine

Spring 2013

Politicit Accurately Predicted 91% of Fall 2012 Federal Political Races

PoliticIt, a company started and run by current and former Huntsman students, predicted in November 2012 every federal office race in the country with 91 percent accuracy, including Barack Obama’s presidential win. The company uses a unique algorithm and neural network technology to gather information about political candidates from social networks and mainstream media.