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Instant Runoff Voting in Action in Takoma Park

Posted on What's New by Jared Gay on July 18, 2012

 Our analysis of the July 18 thinstant runoff election in Takoma Park, Maryland. We include information from an exit survey regarding opinions of instant runoff voting.

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Swing States of America: Candidate Tracker and News, July 10

Posted on What's New by Erin Ellis, Jared Gay on July 10, 2012

President Obama campaigns in swing state Iowa and Romney in swing state Colorado; mobilizing black female voters could be a tiebreaker for Obama; Missouri, now a red-leaning state, is becoming "irrelevant."

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Romney Tracker: Swing states, fundraising states and who else?

Posted on What's New by Jared Gay on June 05, 2012

We are tracking Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama's public events throughout this campaign season to see what their travel behavior reveals about our voting rules. This post focuses on Mitt Romney's events since April 24, 2012. 

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Presidential Tracker and State Strategies: June 26, 2012

Posted on What's New by Erin Ellis, Jared Gay on June 01, 2012

Our Presidential Tracker series is now releasing semiweekly news updates on Romney and Obama's whereabouts and state strategies. 

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Presidential Tracker: The Orphaned States of America

Posted on What's New by Jared Gay on May 15, 2012

Two weeks ago, voters in South Carolina looked on as President Obama passed them by once again. Since coming into office in 2008, the president has held 18 events in North Carolina, yet has not once held any sort of event in South Carolina. Geographically, religiously, and historically, the Carolinas are quite similar. The big difference: In 2008, President Obama won North Carolina with 49.9%, but lost South Carolina with 44.9%.That modest difference means everything given the way states currently cast their electoral votes.

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Swing States of America: Candidate Tracker and News, July 17

Posted on What's New by Erin Ellis, Jared Gay on May 15, 2012

Obama and Romney visit swing states Ohio and Pennsylvania, respectively, to bash one another's economic policies. Furthermore, analysts identify Virginia as the most crucial swing state this election and some predict that Obama can win its Electoral College votes. 

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