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New Open Seat: Kevin Cramer not seeking re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on February 16, 2018
New Open Seat: Kevin Cramer not seeking re-election

The North Dakota congressman will give up his seat to challenge Heitkamp in the senate

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New Open Seat: Rick Nolan not seeking re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on February 09, 2018
New Open Seat: Rick Nolan not seeking re-election

Add another name to the list of Congressmen who aren't running for re-election

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New Open Seat: Pat Meehan won’t run for re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on January 26, 2018
New Open Seat: Pat Meehan won’t run for re-election

Add another name to the list of Congressmen who aren't running for re-election

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New open seat: Ruben Kihuen will not seek re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on December 22, 2017
New open seat: Ruben Kihuen will not seek re-election

This week, Rep. Ruben Kihuen, of Nevada's 4th District, announced he will not seek re-election in 2018. See how this new open seat impacts our projections for the 2018 congressional elections.

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The partisan divide between urban and rural America

Posted on What's New Author Johnathan Nowakowski on December 20, 2017
The partisan divide between urban and rural America

Democrats in rural areas and Republicans in urban areas are significantly underrepresented. A bill introduced in Congress can fix that.

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New open seat: Blake Farenthold will not seek re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on December 15, 2017
New open seat: Blake Farenthold will not seek re-election

This week, Rep. Blake Farenthold, of Texas' 27th District, announced he will not seek re-election in 2018. See how this new open seat impacts our projections for the 2018 congressional elections.

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New open seats: John Conyers, Trent Franks, and Sander Levin will not seek re-election

Posted on Quick News Author Johnathan Nowakowski on December 08, 2017
New open seats: John Conyers, Trent Franks and Sander Levin will not seek re-election

This week, Rep. John Conyers, of Michigan's 13th District, Rep. Trent Franks, of Arizona's 4th District, and Rep. Levin, of Michigan's 9th District, announced they will not seek re-election in 2018. See how these new open seats impact our projections for the 2018 congressional elections.

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FairVote Releases Dubious Democracy 2016

Posted on What's New Author Johnathan Nowakowski on May 01, 2017
FairVote Releases Dubious Democracy 2016

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.

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Research Fellow

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.


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