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Where Democrats And Republicans Live In Your City

Rachael Dottle of FiveThirtyEight – Republicans and Democrats tend not to live side-by-side, even when they live in the same city. Continue reading…

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Batters Are Getting Plunked At Historic Rates. But Why?

Michael Salfino of FiveThirtyEight – It’s never been more dangerous to be a major league hitter. Considering that MLB pitchers are throwing harder than at any time in recorded history, it’s safe to assume that getting hit by a baseball … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, FiveThirtyEight

What More Than 40 Years Of Early Primary Polls Tell Us About 2020

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – How much can we learn from early primary polls? Back in 2011, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-chief Nate Silver set out to answer this question and found that early national polling is at least somewhat predictive of … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Demographics, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, polls, Republicans

How Andrew Yang Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary

By Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – Ever heard of him? Some folks think we might hear a lot about him. Continue reading…

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What Do We Know About Trump’s Re-election Chances So Far?

From the transcript of a FiveThirtyEight chat – The case against Trump is that he’s pretty darn unpopular. The case for Trump is that the Democratic nominee might be pretty darn unpopular too. Part of the question is whether you … Continue reading

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