Author: Jared Stone

Jared Stone is a sophomore at Princeton University studying Politics, Ancient Greek, and Judaic Studies. A native of Las Vegas, Nevada, he is an avid bassoonist, Eagle Scout, and tennis player who has a passion for election twitter and analysis. His twitter is @JStonePolitics and he can be contacted at [email protected]

Following a grueling year of Democratic presidential debates, campaign suspensions, and occasional gaffes, the Iowa Caucuses have nearly arrived. As of this moment, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders holds a narrow lead in the polls, having clawed his way to top past former-Vice President Joe Biden and small-town-mayor Pete Buttigieg, both of whom appeal widely to moderate white voters needed to secure the state. In most recent presidential elections, winners of the Iowa Caucus have gone on to secure their party’s nomination and, often, the presidency a few months later. With Bernie’s successes heading into Monday and his likelihood of clinching…

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Nevada has been known in recent history for its purple streak, seemingly reverting to broad national trends in presidential years while simultaneously administering checks down-ballot to prevailing political trends. Such characteristics have rendered the state an utter fascination to political analysts, who have often stood puzzled at Nevada’s pendular political identity.

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