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How Trump redrew the electoral map, from sea to shining sea

Washington Post - 07 Nov 2016
The Midwest is where Trump redrew the electoral map. States like Michigan and Wisconsin were considered favorable to Clinton, but instead swung to Trump mostly due to voters in mid-sized counties outside the major cities. The most striking change ...
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The Trade War Left Its Mark on the US Electoral Map

New York Times - 07 Nov 2018
Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them. ______. The healthy economy was a helpful running mate for Republicans in Tuesday's midterms — but some locations hit by ...
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There's a New Electoral Map in Town

New York Magazine - 08 Nov 2018
But one of the most significant developments to come out of Tuesday's vote is an apparent reshaping of the presidential electoral map — even beyond the one that gave the country Trump as president two years ago. “The map,” said veteran Democratic ...
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What the 2018 results tell us about 2020

Vox - 14 Nov 2018
Barack Obama swung from a landslide victory in 2008 to a horrific defeat in 2010 and then bounced back to a decisive win in 2012 — only to see the electoral map fundamentally shift by 2016. If the midterms remind us of anything, it's that the future ...
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Election Shows How Gerrymandering Is Difficult to Overcome

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Nov 2018
Republicans controlled that process in far more states than Democrats because of their electoral success nationwide in 2010. Those maps were in place for the Nov. 6 elections, except in places where courts ordered them redrawn, and will be again in 2020.
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Supreme Court turns away Pennsylvania electoral map dispute

CNBC - 29 Oct 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a bid by Republican legislators in Pennsylvania to reinstate a congressional district map struck down by that state's top court as unlawfully biased in favor of Republicans. A new state electoral map, devised ...
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How Beto O'Rourke expanded the Democratic electoral map

Austin American-Statesman - 08 Nov 2018
HOUSTON — Beto O'Rourke didn't make it to the promised land in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Tuesday, but he did lead Texas Democrats to the Red Sea where they could witness the waters begin to part. O'Rourke, a three-term ...
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Midterms deliver 'reality check' on 2020 presidential map

Politico - 10 Nov 2018
Democrats winding up to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 have long approached the electoral map with two goals in mind: Reestablish the party's dominance in the upper Midwest, and expand the competitive terrain to include several new, ...
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Why Florida Matters

The Weekly Standard - 16 Nov 2018
That's because the current electoral map is laid out in a way that puts the state near (but not necessarily at) the political center. Florida also leans slightly to the right of the country and has a lot of electoral votes. So winning Florida is often ...
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Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump

New York Times - 17 Nov 2018
But at the recent donor conferences, centrist groups and think tanks affiliated with the moderate wing of the Democratic Party mostly took a back seat to organizations promoting more liberal ground organizing efforts focused on expanding the electoral map.
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Letters: What Minnesota's red-blue map shows Press - 18 Nov 2018
Looks more like the Twin Cities and northeastern Minnesota elected him … reminds me of why the map looks the same nationally after every election. Were it not for the Electoral college, New York and California would rule the land….. Brian L Campbell ...
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What Really Happened In Texas

FiveThirtyEight - 14 Nov 2018
But this basic map fails to reveal key changes that are shifting the electoral math in Texas. As Democrats yearn to make Texas a swing state in 2020, they will be helped by major population growth in and around the state's cities. The rising population ...
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House Election Results: Democrats Take Control

New York Times - 06 Nov 2018
Map Cartogram. Dem. Lead Win Flip. Rep. Lead Win Flip. Other Lead Win Flip. One-party rule in Washington is over, at least for the next two years. Democrats won the seats needed to take the House after capturing districts where President Trump is ...
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Senate Election Results: Republicans Keep Majority

New York Times - 06 Nov 2018
Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press. Race ratings from Cook Political Report. By Sarah Almukhtar, Mike Andre, Wilson Andrews, Matthew Bloch, Jeremy Bowers, Larry Buchanan, Nate Cohn, Alastair Coote, Annie Daniel, Tiff Fehr ...
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Mapping Where Americans Don't Vote

CityLab - 05 Nov 2018
That is the message of a striking map created by amateur cartographer Philip Kearney in April 2018, which was expanded upon by Jim Herries, an Esri cartographer, last week. Drawing on Census Bureau data and election results, “United States of Apathy ...
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Good News: Midterm Voters Drew the Line on Gerrymandering

WIRED - 08 Nov 2018
Electoral maps across the country have overwhelmingly favored Republicans since 2011, when congressional district boundaries were last drawn nationally. That year, Republicans controlled the majority of governorships and state legislatures in America, ...

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