Category Archives: Republicans

The Fight About the Electoral College Is About More Than the Electoral College

from Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report – There’s nothing new about calls to replace the Electoral College with a national popular vote. Until recently, partisans on both sides supported a constitutional amendment to do such a thing. Frustration … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Elections, Republicans, Washington Post

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

Money, power and data: Inside Trump’s re-election machine

By Jeremy Diamond, Dana Bash and Fredreka Schouten of CNN – In almost every way, the effort to re-elect Donald Trump is a stark contrast to the insurgent, chaotic bid that propelled him to the White House in 2016. Moving … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Republicans

Republicans and Democrats have grown further apart on what the nation’s top priorities should be

By Bradley Jones of Pew Research – Republicans and Democrats have long held differing views about policy solutions, but throughout most of the recent past there was rough partisan agreement about the set of issues that were the top priorities for the nation. Today, … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis

White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

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