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Abstract The public record of the number of enrolled US Citizens in 2014 living on the University of Wisconsin River Falls campus is compared to the public records of the number of voters who ...
by norahc
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 11:08 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
One of the most maddening problems for the Democratic Party must be the conundrum that the people likeliest to benefit from the party's agenda are also the voters who are least likely to turn out. ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 114 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 11:19 AM PST with 46 Recommends
Many Democrats examining what happened in the 2014 midterms are asking "what did the voters want?" But the right question is why did only 36.4 percent of potential voters bother to register and vote?
by davej
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 30 Recommends
In the midst of extensive gnashing of teeth and discussion about the message of the 2014 election, let’s get one thing straight: there wasn’t one.
by Daver71
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 08:46 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Good news... for Martha McSally! Leading Off : •
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Carl Gibson, young American activist, wrote an open letter to Democrats about the 2014 midterm elections-- Open Letter to Democrats From a Disillusioned Young Voter By Carl Gibson Dear Democrats, ...
by xscd
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 07:48 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Please, a small unobtrusive "CaT" diary. No Martians, no commies at Department of State. Nothing but stat for the CaT. And a worry that Hart InterCivic and other RW investment shops have bought ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 02:58 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Head below the pretzel for the breakdown that supports my inflammatory headline.
by Arbo
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 11:09 AM PST with 1 Recommend
For all the denunciation of "those damn kids who didn't turnout and lost us the election," there is something about this chart that keeps bugging me. If the under-30 vote have had the same 12% of ...
by wu ming
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 10:41 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Climate Hawks Vote launched in June 2014 with the goal of electing candidates who grasp the magnitude of the climate crisis. The fall 2014 elections would be our first test of an explicitly ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 10:15 AM PST with 32 Recommends
The 2014 Democrats, by and large, took the whole Mitt Romney 2012 playbook, stuck it on a copy machine, and ran it to it's exact same conclusion: defeat.
by Arbo
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 02:21 PM PST with 12 Recommends
When turnout stinks, so does the outcome.
by PrincetonDem
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 01:59 PM PST with 1 Recommend
It was bad. It's over. It's time to learn what we can from it, and move on. Part of moving on for me is identifying one of the most massive things that went wrong. The City of Houston has a total ...
by sccs
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 09:42 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Just a brief diary with a link to Pew's data from Tuesday's vote. The analysis from Pew says: Men and older citizens strongly supported the GOP. 57% of male voters favored Republicans. Women ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 01:13 PM PST with 4 Recommends
So what really happened yesterday? The simple and most telling answer is that not enough happened. National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" news program today shared some preliminary ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 179 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:02 PM PST with 64 Recommends
My precinct captains and fellow volunteers held a cold-eyed postmortem into the wee hours after the fiasco last night, and the exit poll data has made the reasons for Shellacking Part 2 in 2014 ...
by Tweedledee5
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 03:53 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Looking closely at the Maryland numbers reveals a fascinating picture: Hogan didn't beat Brown because people love Hogan. He beat Brown because voters weren't particularly enthusiastic about Brown,
by DMK
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 06:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Like many, I was wrong about a lot of the results in the big 2014 Senate races. I think I was more misled by the polls than wrong, but that's another matter. Here is my quick take on why this ...
by khyber900
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 11:00 PM PST with 5 Recommends
If we are going to learn lessons for the future, we have to avoid being taken in my comforting myths in the present. We lost because we didn't run on anything: Obama should have used the bully ...
by Mikesco
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 09:31 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Not much of a diary but I felt I had to report. I live in the 5th Congressional District in Chicago. This district includes some suburban towns as well as mid-North Chicago. People were voting in ...
by Liberal Granny
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 05:05 PM PST with 6 Recommends