2016 Election Contest

Think you know how the elections will turn out?  Then enter our Election Predictions Contest for a chance to win a $200 American Express gift card. Simply predict the overall outcome of the House, Senate and presidential elections, and whoever comes closest to the actual results wins.

Contest Rules:

In order to be eligible to win a $200 American Express gift card, entries must be received by 11 pm (Eastern) on Monday, Nov. 7.

One prize will be awared to the contestant who most accurately predicts the results of the U.S. House, U.S. Senate and presidential elections. Scores will be calcualated as follows:Each answer will be calculated to determine the percentage difference between the prediction and the actual number. The percentages for the three questions will be added together to determine the entrant's cumulative score. The entrant will the cumulative score closest to zero will be the winner. Any ties will be determined by whichever entrant's tiebreaker answer is closest to the actual total of popular votes cast. In the event of a tie following the tiebreaker, a winner will be determined by coin flip. All calculations by CQ Roll Call are final.

Winners will be notified via email within 2 weeks of all results being finalized. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited, taxed or otherwise restricted. Entrants must be over the age of 18 and must provide a valid e-mail address.

Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, address (city and state), likeness, photo and any statements made by the winner regarding the promotion for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation or consideration except where prohibited by law.

CQ Roll Call (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for any failure of any electronic equipment, computer transmissions and/ or network connections, for any inaccuracies in information that may be used in the contest, or for any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries, including data entered by entrants. Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue the contest at any time, in which event only entries received prior to that date will be considered. Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the sponsor and its subsidiaries, and each of their respective directors, employees, agents and successors from any damage, injury, death or other liability that may arise from entrant’s participation in the contest or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. All entrants agree that the contest shall be governed by, construed and interpreted in accordance with the law of the United States and that any dispute with respect to the contest shall be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in Washington, D.C., without giving effect to conflict-of-law principles thereof. Employees of the Economist Group and their families are not eligible to enter.