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how many posts are elected
530,000
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evidence of lack of coatails
nixons 1972 landslide victory wasnt reflected in congress
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evidence 2
bush won with electoral college majority of 1, yet senate split 50/50 and republicans 7 seat house advantage
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when did turnout peak?
at a high of 67% in 1960
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of the 10 states who saw an increase in turnout, how many convenience voting?
between 2004-08, only 2 [georgia, north carolina and tennessee] had convenience
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how many saw a decrease in turnout?
of the 10 states that introduced convenience voting, 9 saw a decrease in turnout
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democrat strongholds
new york, california
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republican stronghold
texas and georgia
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swing states
ohio and missouri
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evidence of party affiliation
in 12/15 elections between 1952-08, the party that managed to gain the highest level of support from its own identifiers, won
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evidence of party affiliation
even though 90% republicans voted mccain and only 80% for democrats, more democrats turned out to vote, so they won
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how many disengaged
24%
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disguised partisans
24%
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deliberators
18%
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disillusioned
18%
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dislocated
18%
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in how many elections have women been more supportive of the democrat candidate?
in 9/10 elections between 1964-2000, women been more supportive of democrat
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what was the gender gap in the vote for obama in 2012
10%
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what was democrat share of the vote amongst african-americans in 2008
95%
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which states do hispanics make up more than 25%?
california, arizona, texas and new mexico
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how many hispanic voters gave obama lead
36% lead for obama over hispanic voters
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how many jews supported clinton
78%
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how do those who attend weekly services vote?
42% of voters who attended religious services weekly voted 59-39% for bush
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what about those who seldom attended?
42% of them they voted 56-39% for al gore
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how many evangelical protestants voted romney in 2012
8/10 white evangelics voted romney and only 20% backed obama
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how many mormons voted romney
78%
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how many young voters for obama in 2008
66%
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how many young voters for obama in 2012
60%
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how many 65+ voted romney
56%, only 44% for obama
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how many earning less than $35,000 voted obama
63% and only 30% for romney
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what about those earning $250,000 or more
55% for romney, 42% obama
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how many northeast states did democrats win in 2008
every single one
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what % of northeast voted obama in 2012
59%
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what % of south voted republican
54% and only 44% voted democrat
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what was central to george h.w bush defeat
broke 1988 'no new taxes'pledge
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