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Maps of Colorado Elections

To follow up the series on Colorado, I’ve posted a few recent presidential elections in the state (courtesy of the New York Times). Each map comes with some brief analysis. Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Colorado, Conclusions

This is the last part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Colorado. Conclusions Colorado is much like the previous state analyzed in this series: Virginia. Both states were seen until recently as Republican strongholds and rightfully so; … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Colorado, Part 2

This is the second part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Colorado. It will focus on the Republican base in Colorado. The third part can be found here. History Once upon a time, Colorado was a loyally … Continue reading

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Tampa and the 2012 Republican National Convention

According to the Times, the Republican Party has just selected Tampa to host the 2012 Republican National Convention. Located in the vital swing state Florida, Republican intentions with this pick are fairly straightforward. Not all national conventions take place in … Continue reading

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Maps of Virginia Elections

To follow up the series on Virginia, I’ve posted a few recent presidential elections in the state (courtesy of the New York Times). Each map comes with some brief analysis. Capitalizing on a decade of Democratic movement, Senator Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Virginia, Part 5

This is the fifth part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Virginia. It focuses on the traditional Democratic base and its decline. The last part can be found here. In the days of the Solid South, Democrats … Continue reading

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Maps of Pennsylvania Elections

A few maps of Pennsylvania’s presidential elections are posted below, for your enjoyment. Each map comes with some brief analysis. Note how in each succeeding election, Democratic margins in the Philadelphia metropolis increase, while their margins in the Pittsburgh corridor … Continue reading

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