This is not the news you are going to want to hear.
If the election was held today, Donald Trump would beat Hillary Clinton, according to the election results predictor designed by top pollster Nate Silver.
FiveThirtyEight’s “now-cast” model is giving Trump a nearly 10-point edge over Clinton in response to the question, “Who would win the presidency today?”
Today’s prediction comes just hours before the crucial first presidential debate.
Hillary still holds the lead in FiveThirtyEight’s two other predictive models: polls-plus forecast and polls-only forecast.