UNIVAC predicts the election results

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Date
1952
Keywords
Stevenson, Adlai; Eisenhower, Dwight; UNIVAC
Object ID
102722390

A printout from UNIVAC’s early prediction on election night favors Eisenhower. The margin was so big that his odds of winning appeared as “00 to 1” instead of “100 to 1” because programmers had never anticipated needing three digits.