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Gender: Male

Location: NJ, USA

Groups: Election Central

Diaries published: 156 (470 days since last diary on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST)

Comments posted: 39136 (0 days since last comment on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:56 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 3733

Total Comment Ratings: 31882

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KingofSpades's Most Recent Diaries:

The 2013 New Jersey elections were an interesting anomaly. Governor Chris Christie won 61.2% of the two-party vote and yet Democrats in the state legislature came out of it with the same 24-16 ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Perhaps one of the more surprising 2012 results was Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) not just winning, but winning by a margin of 53.7%-46.3% over State Rep. Lee Anderson in a district where Obama only ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 07:40 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In a period of boredom, I decided to see if I could redistrict Georgia fairly. At the time, I had relatively simple objectives: obey communities-of-interest, prevent ridiculous sprawling of ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Last November, there was a referendum in Maryland on whether or not to repeal the brand new Congressional map created in the office of Gov. O'Malley and passed by the legislature. The opponents of ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 05:22 PM PST with 7 Recommends
For this diary, we take you to Massachusetts, the birthplace of the gerrymander. For those that don't know, the word "gerrymander" was named after a redrawn State Senate map approved by Gov. ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 05:50 PM PST with 7 Recommends
In 2011, Texas Republicans tried to redistrict the state while denying a second Democratic district in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro and manipulating TX-23 (then held by Republican Rep. Francisco ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 01:05 PM PST with 12 Recommends

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