Posted on November 06, 2013
Monopoly Politics in Your State
Click on your state to find out how uncompetitive your U.S. House election was in 2014.
The Full Monopoly Politics Report
Click on the analyses in the outline below to open sections of the Monopoly Politics 2014 report in PDF.
Part 1: The Power of Monopoly Politics
- Monopoly Politics & the 2014 Horserace: The Fight for a House Majority, Vulnerable Incumbents, and Open Seats
- The Dominance of Partisanship in Winner-Take-All House Elections
- The Rise of Safe Seats: The Relative Impact of Redistricting and "The Big Sort"
- Partisanship Trumps Campaign Spending in Congressional Elections
- Districts on the Move: Exceptions to the Rule of Partisanship Consistency
Part 2: The Problems of Monopoly Politics
- Partisan Bias in the U.S. House: The Republican Advantage from Demographics, Partisanship, Incumbency, and Gerrymandering
- The Polarization Crisis: The Decline of Crossover Representatives and Crossover Voting
- Winner-Take-All in the South: The Great Southern Partisan Reversal, 1991-2013
Part 3: The Solution to Monopoly Politics
- Extending the Sphere of Representation: The Impact of Fair Representation Voting on the Ideological Spectrum of Congress
- Electing Candidates with Fair Representation Voting: Ranked Choice Voting and Other Methods
- Enhancing African American Voting Rights in the South with Fair Representation Voting
- Model Fair Representation Voting Act