Monthly Archives: March 2016

Getting the Message

“Don’t major in history or the social sciences.” That’s what many members of the college-bound younger generation hear, alongside such advice as “don’t do drugs” and “don’t get a girl pregnant.” We seem to be getting the message. The College … Continue reading

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GOP Delegate Allocation by Congressional District

I was wrong about voters in ‘Red America’ having disproportionate voting power in the Republican primaries. This is due to the fact that, as David Wasserman pointed out last November, congressional districts are allocated the same number delegates no matter how … Continue reading

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GOP Exit Polls by State

Exit polls usually have high margins of error, meaning the 5 or 6 percent difference between one group or another may not be statistically significant. You can tell it is when you find it consistently, across states. CNN has exit polls … Continue reading

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