2014 election

Election 2014: “You Can’t Gerrymander a Gubernatorial Race”

Explanations and Silver Linings (or Not) for Defeated Democrats At least some Democrats seeking solace in the wake of Tuesday’s blowout Republican win are pointing to gerrymandered Congressional districts as the explanation. Exhibit A:  liberal Austin, Texas, which is represented in Congress by no less than four Republicans — each of whom represents a district...
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Why is Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Buying Twin Cities TV Ads?

2014 Election Inferences & Educated Guesses Like a lot of voters at this point, I’m mostly trying to tune out the barrage of political ads (thanks, DVR!). But, it’s possible to make inferences about various races based on where candidates are spending their precious, last-minute ad dollars. Exhibit A:  ads by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker...
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