Tag Archives: Elections

The next presidential landslide

It’s been a while since we’ve had a true landslide presidential election. The general definition has been 55% of the popular vote. Clinton’s 1996 reelection comes close, as he did beat Dole by 8.5%, even if he didn’t get a majority … Continue reading

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Florida Voters

A weird thing about Florida. In the 2004, 2008 and 2012 elections, turnout in Florida was higher than in Texas, despite Texas having a much higher population. In 2012, 8,474,179 voters came out in Florida compared to 8,077,795 in Texas. New York … Continue reading

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Where do Senators come from?

I was curious about the question of which Senators were least qualified to represent an entire state in federal office. So I started looking at the backgrounds of the 100 Senators (and Vice-President Biden) to see who stuck out the … Continue reading

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Gosh, Voter Fraud Seems Easy

During last week’s special congressional election, I was a poll watcher for Bob Turner’s campaign. I hadn’t really paid attention to the process before, and was struck by how easy something like voter fraud seems. If you’re registered to vote … Continue reading

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