OUR MODELS

MODEL DEFINITIONS

Affinity Model

The Affinity Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to ideologically align with one of the two major political parties. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong association with the Republican Party and values closer to 0 indicating strong association with the Democratic Party.

 

 

Gun Control Model

The Gun Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to opposing stricter gun control laws in the United States. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to opposing stricter gun control laws and values near 0 indicating strong predisposition to supporting stricter gun control laws. 

 

Minimum Wage Model

The Minimum Wage Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to oppose a minimum wage increase by government. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to opposing a minimum wage increase by government and values near 0 indicating strong predisposition to supporting a raise.

 

Criminal Justice Model

The Criminal Justice Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to supporting major reforms in the criminal justice system. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to supporting criminal justice reforms and values near 0 indicating strong predisposition to supporting that no reforms are needed.

 

Healthcare Model

The Healthcare Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to oppose the healthcare law signed by President Obama in 2010. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to opposing the healthcare law and values near 0 indicating weak predisposition.

 

Tax Model

The Tax Model generates a score that measure’s an individual’s relative likelihood to support or oppose the 2017 tax reform bill. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to support the bill and values closer to 0 indicating strong predisposition to opposing the bill. The Tax Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does not indicate a probability.

 

Spending Model

The Spending Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to support that government should place priority on reducing the national debt and deficit. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to support reducing the national debt and deficit as a priority and values near 0 indicating weak predisposition.

 

Energy Model

The Energy Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to agreeing government’s number one priority should be affordable and reliable energy as opposed to protecting the environment. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to agreeing government’s number one priority is affordable energy and values near 0 indicating strong predisposition to agreeing government’s number one priority is to protect the environment. 

 

Life Model

The Life Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to take a pro-life position. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to take a pro-life position and values near 0 indicating weak predisposition. 

 

Propensity Model

The Propensity Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to turn out and vote in the 2016 general election. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong likelihood to turn out and vote and values closer to 0 indicating low likelihood. 

 

Marriage Model

The Marriage Model generates a score that measures the strength of an individual’s relative likelihood to support traditional marriage. The score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating strong predisposition to supporting laws that preserve traditional marriage and values near 0 indicating weak predisposition. 

 

Enthusiasm Model

The Enthusiasm Model generates a score that measures the level of enthusiasm an individual is likely to express about voting in the 2018 election. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high level of enthusiasm and values closer to 0 indicating a lower level of enthusiasm in regards to voting in the 2018 election. The Enthusiasm Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

Trump Approval Model

The Trump Approval Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to approve or disapprove of Trump’s leadership of the country and execution of his role as President. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to approve of the President and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to disapprove of the President. The Trump Approval Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

Right to Work Model

The Right to Work Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to support or oppose the passage of Right to Work laws. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to support Right to Work legislation and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to oppose Right to Work legislation. The Right to Work Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

School Choice Model

The School Choice Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to support or oppose the passage of School Choice laws. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to support School Choice legislation and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to oppose School Choice legislation. The School Choice Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

Free Trade Model

The Free Trade Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to believe Free Trade Agreements have been good or bad for the United States as a whole. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to oppose Free Trade Agreements and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to support Free Trade Agreement. The Free Trade Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

DACA Model

The DACA Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to support or oppose the DACA policy. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to oppose the DACA policy and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to support the DACA policy. The DACA Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

Border Wall Model

The Border Wall Model generates a score that measures an individual’s relative likelihood to support or oppose the government’s prioritization of building of a border wall between the United States and Mexico. This score is a numerical value between 0 and 1, with values near 1 indicating a high likelihood to support the prioritization of building of a border wall and values closer to 0 indicating a high likelihood to oppose the prioritization of building of a border wall. The Border Wall Model score ranks individuals by calculated strength of association; it does NOT indicate a probability.

 

 

 

*i360 National Issue Model scores rank individuals by calculated strength in predisposition; they do NOT indicate a probability.

 

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