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The best 2016 presidential election map you might ever see

An elegant solution to a prevailing problem.<p>Anybody trying to illustrate how Americans voted in the 2016 election — or any presidential election, for that matter — are confronted with the problem that while the Electoral College votes by state, very few people live in very big swaths of land in the …

Maps

Va. House district now tied after ballot review by panel of judges

A three-judge panel has ruled that a Virginia state House race has ended in a tie one day after a recount appeared to show the Democratic candidate …

Here's our new Senate map with #MNSen 2018 special. Big challenge for Ds: 34 seats up in 2018 now (AL is in '17), 26 of which are held by Ds or Indies who caucus with Ds. Last time a party was more exposed was in 1938 when Ds held 29/32 seats. Ds also held 25/33 in '70. https://t.co/7PvhloBvfH

Alabama Republicans call allegations against Roy Moore false

<b>By Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus, Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto</b><p>A new CBS News poll finds 71 percent of Alabama Republicans say the allegations …

Runaway for the Border - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart<p>Runaway for the Border<p>Clip8/21/2003<p>Stephen Colbert examines the sad struggle of Democratic senators in Texas who find …

Supreme Court takes up Wisconsin as test in partisan gerrymandering claims

Courts Law<p>October 3, 2017 at 11:50 AM<p>Watch more!<p>The process of re-drawing district lines to give an advantage to one party over another is called "gerrymandering". Here's how it works. (Daron Taylor/The Washington Post)<p>Opponents of political gerrymandering had reason for optimism at the Supreme …

Judiciary

Liberals Claim Electoral College Is Biased. Here Are the Facts.

In 1824, Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams were both members of the same political party. But in every other election with a discrepancy between …

Elections

How Democrats Are Trying to Prevent Another Technology Fiasco

Here’s how far behind Democrats are on technology after the 2016 presidential election: The man in charge of catching up compares his job to coaching …

2016 Vs. 2012: How Trump's Win And Clinton's Votes Stack Up To Romney And Obama

Last week, election results from all states were finally certified. While most headlines focused on Hillary Clinton’s 2.8 million popular votes lead over Donald Trump, the results also debunked claims that had been circulating over the past few weeks.<p>Contrary to early reports, Trump ended up …

Elections

Maryland’s 3rd District: America's Most Gerrymandered Congressional District

Maryland’s 3rd congressional district, the most gerrymandered in the nation, is a Rorschach test in the most literal sense. The Washington Post …

A lopsided map, heated primaries, and Trump: Where the 2018 Senate races stand today

At first glance, some of 2018's most pivotal elections look very promising for Republicans.<p>Democrats have to play defense — big league. Of the 11 Senate seats the party controls in states President Donald Trump won in 2016, ten senators are up for reelection in the upcoming vote.<p>"When you look at …

Elections

What Would It Take To Flip States In The 2016 Election? | FiveThirtyEight

Change the settings below to see how shifts in party preference and turnout by different demographic groups would affect the 2016 presidential …

Elections

Counties That Changed Party In The 2016 US Presidential Election VS 2012

<i>Map created by reddit user viktor72</i><p>The map above shows which counties switched party in the 2016 US Presidential election compared to 2012. Red …

Here's what the US electoral map looks like adjusted for population

New 2016 election data released this week shows where Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump won and lost.<p>After each of the last four presidential elections, University of Michigan physicist Mark Newman produced a series of maps showing the results while …

Did your neighborhood vote to

This precinct-level map of California shows how similar — or different — other voters in your neighborhood are. Results shown are final and certified by each county. Download the data.

California

September archives: California politics news feed

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The Real Story Of 2016 – FiveThirtyEight

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The Media Has A Probability Problem

The media’s demand for certainty — and its lack of statistical rigor — is a bad match for our complex world.<p><i>This is the 11th and final article in a</i></i> …

Elections

California legislature passes bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

The California State Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that would require all presidential candidates to release their tax returns prior to being …

Government

Ending DACA could royally screw up the Census. That's a problem for the GOP.

In 2012, the White House, under President Obama, urged undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as minors to declare their presence. In …

Maryland City May Let Noncitizens Vote, a Proposal With Precedent

As a federal commission searches for evidence of voter fraud and many states try to impose new voting restrictions, a city in Maryland may move in the opposite direction: allowing noncitizens to vote in local elections.<p>In College Park, home to the University of Maryland’s flagship campus, the City …

Immigration

Florida Democrat Election Official Admits Noncitizens, Felons Voting

A veteran Democrat chief election official in Florida has conceded in court that noncitizens and felons possibly voted, in a case that could have …

Government

States in the USA that have voted for the same party in every election since 2000 - https://t.co/l9m7FUVina

How the Midwest slipped away from Dems

For two decades, Democrats relied on a seemingly impregnable blue wall in presidential elections.<p>The 18 states plus the District of Columbia that …

Elections

Pelosi takes heat after Dem loss

Democratic leaders in the House are taking heat after the party’s disappointing special-election defeat in Georgia.<p>Some lawmakers were quick to blame …

Jon Ossoff

Irresistible

Georgia’s Karen Handel pins another defeat on the anti-Trump left.<p>Last night viewers of cable news were the first to learn that Republican Karen Handel had defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the special election to fill a U.S. House seat in Georgia. Long before any news outlet formally declared Ms. …

Karen Handel

Election Night Anchor Face™ is fast becoming one of my favorite things. https://t.co/EXe4jD5HAv