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11/09/2012 04:03 pm ET Updated Nov 10, 2012

Nate Silver In Chicago: 'FiveThirtyEight' Blogger Speaks In Lincoln Park Friday Night

Somehow, tickets are still available to see Nate Silver, the statistical guru of FiveThirtyEight.com and New York Times fame who correctly predicted how all 50 states would break in the 2012 Presidential Election, speak in Lincoln Park Friday. Of course, Silver probably knew that there would be tickets available the night of. He knows lots.

Silver gained prominence during the 2008 election when he correctly predicted 49 of 50 states when Barack Obama took on John McCain. He was named one of The World's 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine in 2009.

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