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Diaries published: 13 (993 days since last diary on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 09:11 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 205 (194 days since last comment on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 12:16 PM PST)

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Most Recommended Diary: Colorado Redistricting, 46 comments, 16 recommends

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In honor of President Obama's acceptance speech, what better way to celebrate than to redistrict a state where he got his political start and remains popular and beloved? A state that serves as ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 09:11 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This gives one district for a liberal Democrat and preserves a second one for Matheson. Both the GOP districts went over 70% for McCain. I actually managed to pack the 3rd over 80% McCain, just to ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 07:57 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Colorado's off-year election will be this Tuesday, November 1st , a week before the rest of the country's off-year elections. There is a statewide ballot measure, ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 01:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This map improves several of the Democratic districts: the 3rd, 11th, 12th, and 13th. In addition, it screws Republican Rep. Aaron Schock, and gives a GOP vote sink to quasi-moderate Tim Johnson. ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 05:56 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In my previous diary, I did three Colorado redistricting scenarios and avoided city splitting and split only 2 or 3 counties outside of the metro area. The end result was a 4-1-2 with 5 Obama ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 09:35 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
For my home state of Colorado, I drew a Democratic gerrymander, a Republican gerrymander, and a fair court-style map. The Democratic gerrymander would provide the possibility of a 6-1 delegation in ...
by skibum59
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 09:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends

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