In 2016, Sanders won 18 counties; this total plummeted to only four on Super Tuesday. In terms of the popular vote, Bernie dropped from 41% to 24%.
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Fresh off a resounding 28-point romp in South Carolina, former Vice President Joe Biden is aiming to cement his status as a top-tier contender by performing well across the south on this week’s Super Tuesday primaries.
How is Jeff Jackson’s proposal, and does it truly represent nonpartisan reform? In my mind, it’s a good, but flawed, start.
Despite their control of the Governor’s office, Democrats don’t actually have full control of North Carolina’s executive branch. How did this happen, how did the votes play out, and how did Republicans take the council while losing the gubernatorial race?
Despite holding the relatively obscure office of the Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry has become one of the most well-known and beloved politicians in North Carolina history. With a funny name and omnipresence in state elevators, no politician in modern North Carolina history has seen such an unusual cult following.
Last month, a federal court issued a temporary injunction against North Carolina’s new voter ID law, which was passed in…
Although it is much harder to create a Democratic gerrymander than a Republican one, it’s not impossible – and this one would elect, at minimum, 9 Democrats in a 14-member map.
Despite the recent redraw of North Carolina’s congressional maps, the state remains gerrymandered to a degree and the maps will again have to be redrawn in a few years. Using the 2016 Voting District lines from Dave’s Redistricting App, I’ve drawn a map that could be used as a baseline for the 2022 redraw.
Mark Meadows shocked the political world today when he announced he would not be running for another term as representative…
Although it’s certainly fair to criticize the behavior of gerrymandering, it’s also incredibly easy. To fully solve the issue of unfair representation, we need to look at bigger-picture solutions, and how they would work in practice.