Pages tagged "Districts and representation"


A tale of two maps

Posted on Quick News Megan Griffin-shelley on November 29, 2018
A tale of two maps

The contrast between Pennsylvania and North Carolina congressional elections highlights the power of maps: fair or gerrymandered.

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Even two years out, we know that 2020 will be another unfair and uncompetitive congressional election

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on November 16, 2018
Even two years out, we know that 2020 will be another unfair and uncompetitive congressional election

Our Monopoly Politics projections for U.S. House seats in the 2020 election reveal a flawed system

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You can still bank on Monopoly Politics projections

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on November 13, 2018
You can still bank on Monopoly Politics projections

Despite a volatile political climate and several upsets in key races, our 2018 projections for the U.S. House were still 97.5 percent accurate.

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Key House races to watch, and their implications for American politics

Key House races to watch, and their implications for American politics

Overwhelmed by how to keep tabs on all 435 seats up for grabs in the House? Check out our full list of projections and suggestions for which races to watch.

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Plurality system of voting casts a dark shadow over candidates

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on October 31, 2018
Plurality system of voting casts a dark shadow over candidates

Independent and third-party candidates could "spoil" up to 40 U.S. House races in the midterms. But the real spoiler is the system, not the candidate.

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Why partisanship determines election winners even without incumbents

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on October 23, 2018
Why partisanship determines election winners even without incumbents

63 of the 435 U.S. House races have no incumbent. But what should be an open, more competitive election remains largely predetermined by partisan politics.

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Spoiler candidates can sway toss-up Senate races

Posted on What's New Ryan Joy on October 16, 2018
Spoiler candidates can sway toss-up Senate races

Third-party and independent candidates are often billed as election spoilers, including in several key 2018 Senate races. Ranked choice voting offers a better way.

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Is a ‘pink wave’ on the horizon?

Posted on What's New Megan Griffin-shelley on October 15, 2018
Is a ‘pink wave’ on the horizon?

Despite record numbers of women candidates in 2018, it's unlikely the "pink wave" will dramatically increase women's representation in the U.S. House

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Creative use of ranked choice voting bolsters Michigan’s Proposal 2

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on October 09, 2018
Creative use of ranked choice voting bolsters Michigan’s Proposal 2

Amid surge of redistricting reforms sweeping state ballots, Michigan's proposal features several unique features

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Race for the House: How our projections compare

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on September 19, 2018
Race for the House: How our projections compare

FairVote's Monopoly Politics projections versus models from The Economist, Politico, Cook Political Report and more.

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