Last week, we released our Dubious Democracy 2016 dataset on U.S. House elections. The story that the 2016 election data tells is damning. Like past elections, the 2016 U.S. House elections proved to be incredibly uncompetitive. As demonstrated in FairVote’s most recent Monopoly Politics report, multiple metrics reveal that inequality and a dearth of competition continues to plague congressional elections.Read more
Johnathan Nowakowski works alongside FairVote’s research department, assisting with data collection, written analysis, and contributing to FairVote’s blog. Johnathan is currently working on a variety of projects including FairVote’s Monopoly Politics and Dubious Democracy reports and Representation 2020’s Gender Parity Index 2017. Johnathan is interested in all things political and improving American elections. In the past, Johnathan served time on Capitol Hill and interned at the Public Religion Research Institute, a survey research firm. Johnathan is a senior at the College of William & Mary, majoring in Government.