Category Archives: Election Analysis

The Hillary Clinton Gender Gap

As potentially America’s first female president, Clinton appears to be able to count strongly on the support of women. Continue reading

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What Exactly Was the Popular Vote in 2012?

I was recently writing a post on how news organizations still haven’t updated their election results. As part of that post, of course, I tried to track down the “real” popular vote. That is, how many votes did President Barack … Continue reading

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The Socially Conservative State of…California?

In the past four years Californians have voted against gay marriage, marijuana, and the abolition of the death penalty. Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Helped Obama, So Why Didn’t Hurricane Katrina Help George W. Bush?

A number of political analysts have labeled Hurricane Sandy as one of the factors that helped Barack Obama win re-election. Here, for instance, is a typical news analysis about it. Some conservatives have even gone so far as to say … Continue reading

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Media Sites Really Ought to Update Their Election Results

As millions (or tens of millions) of votes are counted, the media organizations show Obama and Romney’s numbers remaining millions of votes below where they actually are. Continue reading

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Let’s Wait Until All the Votes Are Counted Before Analyzing the Election

With the end of the 2012 presidential election, a number of analysts are busily analyzing Obama’s victory. There’s just one problem with all this: all the votes haven’t been counted yet. The nation is still counting millions of absentees and … Continue reading

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I’m Proud That Obama’s Campaign Never Attacked Romney’s Faith

there is one thing that I’m very proud that the Obama campaign did – or rather, that it didn’t do. Obama’s campaign never attacked Mitt Romney’s faith. Continue reading

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