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Diaries published: 9 (197 days since last diary on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST)

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Most Recommended Diary: the Deep South without the VRA, 52 comments, 33 recommends

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How does the Libertarian vote split between the major parties when there is no Libertarian on the ballot? As it turned out, the election last week gave us a test case. Eric Cantor (R-VA7) resigned ...
by sacman701
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
As of now I’m assuming a 2-5 point Obama win (I was at 4-6 before the first debate) and a reasonably good environment for House Dems, but much less than a 2006-level wave, let alone 2008. Of ...
by sacman701
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 07:59 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Dems control both houses and the governor’s office in Arkansas, yet they managed to draw a congressional map in which all four districts favor the GOP. This exercise is to test whether the Dems ...
by sacman701
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 06:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The court did not draw Massachusetts' new map, as Democrats have total control. This map is intended as a neutral “baseline” to measure how much of an edge the Democrats got from their eventual ...
by sacman701
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 10:47 PM PST with 2 Recommends
In general, the federal Voting Rights Act requires states to draw majority-minority districts as long as they are compact and respect communities of interest. What might congressional maps of the 5 ��
by sacman701
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 11:58 PM PST with 33 Recommends
In view of the recent attention on a proposed Kansas US House map that was, er, interesting, here is a map showing the state's “baseline” as a court might draw it. By comparing this map to the ...
by sacman701
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 12:54 PM PDT with 2 Recommends

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