Theme: Covering Politics in 2020 using Machine Learning
Mike Bloomberg’s primary campaign message in Texas focused on gun control. Joe Biden’s message in South Carolina was focused on beating Trump – not on any specific policy issue, unlike most of his opponents, who focused on healthcare or the economy.
Both of these revelations were derived from topic-modeling machine-learning systems I built as part of Quartz’s effort to cover the 2020 US presidential election through data.
- Mike Bloomberg thinks a gun-control pitch works … in Texas
- Facebook ads reveal what the Democratic candidates think will sway South Carolina voters
And, I analyzed: