Readers can consider this the inaugural edition of the Grab Bag, a set of articles focusing on recent electoral news and events. The goal of this Bag is to educate readers on the lesser stories of 2019 and 2020 while … Continue reading Grab Bag: Conservative Upset In Wisconsin, Republicans Continue To Suffer In The Suburbs and Trump and Hispanics, Really?
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard testimony in Gill vs. Whitford, a case stemming from Wisconsin’s 2011 redistricting maps that gave the state GOP a significant advantage for most of this decade in electoral politics. In a nutshell, the plaintiffs, … Continue reading Why Justice Kennedy Is Unlikely to Overturn Wisconsin’s Maps
Last week, Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates floated a bill to change the state from a winner take all state in the Electoral College to one that doles out votes by Congressional district (similar to Nebraska’s). The idea … Continue reading Republicans Should Be Careful About Changing The Electoral College
Donald Trump rocked the political world on Tuesday with his stunning victory. The fact he lost the popular vote cannot overshadow the breadth and depth of his victory. He won states the GOP had not in a generation and in … Continue reading Trump Actually Did Expand The Electorate: Even As It Shrunk