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Nate Silver

The editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight is an out gay man who is known for his audacious and accurate forecasting of election results. Here we follow his predictions for elections and more.

Michael Sam's fate could be decided this week. Where might he go?

May 08 2014 7:00 AM

Since Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight landed at ESPN, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has written more 'unfavorable' stories about the site and its founder, says Silver.

March 28 2014 6:45 PM

Gay statistician and politics guru Nate Silver drew fire this week for hiring a polarizing science writer, Roger Pielke Jr., for Silver's newly launched website.

March 20 2014 8:27 PM

The hallowed gay statistician will take the blog brand he established, Five Thirty Eight, with him to the sports network.

July 20 2013 2:29 PM

He has a twin, a gay uncle, and ties to some of the nation's top political families.

April 29 2013 6:11 PM

The stats geek everyone is in love with now has his own Internet meme, a Twitter parody account, and a very popular (and very funny) hashtag devoted to his praises.

5:42 AM



Silver called out the founder of a conspiratorial website called "Unskewed Polls."


October 28 2012 12:05 PM