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Apologize: I originally printed Nate Silver when I menat Nate Cohn: We all agree that Nate Cohn dots his "I" and crosses his "t" He is not perfect but, he is usually quite accrate This appears in ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Turns out, more than you think. They both share one basic principle -- if you don't show up every single game, you lose. All those hours of practice mean nothing if ... you don't bother to actually ...
by westladem
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I'm not sure which bothers me more, the a$$holes who are trying to take away the fundamental right to vote for so many people, or the people who have been given this incredible privilege that so few ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 192 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 12:06 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
Well, The Hill is reporting that concerns with turnout are finally dawning in the minds of the Party establishment. Just like the waning weeks of 2010. Brilliant. A Gallup poll last week found ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 418 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 05:14 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter, talking to voters at a restaurant.
by kos
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 11:14 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
History tells us we can expect 38-40% turnout for the upcoming mid-term election. For both parties combined. That accounts for all the GOTV efforts we can reasonably expect. It does not necessarily ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
In April, I wrote [Virginia is for lovers . . . of turnout. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/04/22/1292263/-Virginia-is-for-Lovers-of-Turnout] It was about the 2013 turnout in the "off-off-year"
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 09:59 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Show up at the polls not because you are enthusiastic, not because your choices are perfect, not because nobody has disappointed you, but because only by persistent political pressure from below ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
It amazes me that Republicans can do pretty much whatever they want and still win in some areas. From opposing a Medicaid Expansion that will cost their states literally nothing for the first two ...
by GAKeynesian
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 07:47 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It seems to me that frequent DK readers and contributors are aware by now of the need to drastically increase the turnout of Democratic-leaning voters in midterm elections (and hell, every election).
by Trosk
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 08:20 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
There are Presidential year elections (2012) There are off-year elections (2014) And then there are off-off-year elections (2013)* By now we're sick of hearing that Democratic base turnout is low ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 10:09 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The question with a million answers and yet seemingly unanswerable. Polls and other means of obtaining data about the electorate are usually pretty useless for getting an answer. Lots of anecdotal ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 07:59 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Democrats have a turnout problem. Base voters are too lazy, ignorant or busy to vote on Election Day. Volunteers have to go to work. People have to wait in discouragingly long lines during rush ...
by Trosk
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 03:14 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As many of you know, I have a strong interest in political geography and making maps of election results and demographics. Therefore, when I had the opportunity to spend the month of January doing ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Feb 22, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 43 Recommends
There was an election today for the next mayor of the 8th largest city in the US, but there is only one story about it on the front page of DailyKos. And it's a diary under the "recent" list (not ...
by jabr314159
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM PST with 4 Recommends
It's been six weeks since Virginia held its elections for the state offices of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and the state House of Delegates. With the count certified by the ...
by Stephen Wolf
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 08:05 AM PST with 57 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss the voter ID law turnout suppression ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 11:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
9:30 As Yogi Berra said, "It gets late early out there." It's late for me so I'm going to call it a night. I may check back later but I probably will not update this. Good luck to Supervisor Perez!
by Alibguy
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Cross posted on http://racesandredistricting.blogspot.com/ which has more election analysis. Follow on facebook too. On May 21st, the voters of California's 16th Senate District nearly voted to ...
by Alibguy
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 09:46 AM PDT with 7 Recommends