“election” Charts

Racial Distinctions within the New Senate »

The newly elected members of the Senate are meant to be an embodiment of the American people and representative of…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 323
Score: 7

Steak Dinners Don't Win Elections »

In a shocking upset, the Tea-Party Candidate David Brat defeated the incumbent Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginian Republican…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 250
Score: 7

Kentucky's Democratic (?) History »

I have to admit if you had told me Kentucky had ever been more Democrat than Republican I would not…

by: Noah
views: 201
Score: 5

Which 2016 Candidates Are Generating the Most Buzz? »

The 2016 election has received more media coverage this year than either the 2012 or 2008 campaigns received during comparable…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 306
Score: 5

Watch This Number Plummet »

Wisconsin, a state consistently among the top in the nation for voter turn out, will likely see participation drop as…

by: PRWatch.org
views: 278
Score: 3

Electoral College Vs. Popular Vote »

By almost a 2 to 1 margin, Americans want to do away with the Electoral College. The National Popular Vote…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 138
Score: 3

Political Scandals: Due to Greater Scrutiny or Lower Morals? »

When Americans were asked to explain the large number of political sex scandals, 57% said politicians just get caught more…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 202
Score: 3

Home Field Advantage: Incumbents Sweep Midterms »

By an overwhelming margin, incumbents find themselves back in office. Very few challengers managed to dethrone their opponents. Despite American's…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 135
Score: 2

Hillary Clinton's Bid for Presidency: Would Gender Matter? »

A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that most people believe gender would not make a difference if…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 177
Score: 2

Anthony Weiner Approval Among Registered NYC Democrats »

Starting in February 2013, Anthony Weiner's approval began to rise slowly among registered New York City Democrats. In June 2013,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 168
Score: 2

20-Year Jewish Voting History - Percentage for GOP Candidate »

Share of the Jewish vote for the Republican nominee for President from 1992 through 2012.

by: RJC
views: 428
Score: 2

Slow pace for women in the Senate »

Women have made gains in the Senate since 1994, nevertheless they have only increased from 7 to 20 seats. Of…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 190
Score: 1

Not Everyone Sees Republicans as the Religious Vote »

The extent to which people practice their religion or not is often seen as a predictor of which way they…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 147
Score: 1

Poll: Hillary Clinton Scores Big on Leadership »

In a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, Hillary Clinton received high marks for leadership. She also came out way ahead…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 125
Score: 1

2016: Who Will Take the Presidency? »

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are considered top possible 2016 contenders for the…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 128
Score: 1

The Confirmation of Merrick Garland »

Following the death of Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court was thrown into disarray as Republicans and Democrats alike fight to…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 89

It Just Doesn't Matter With Donald Trump »

Outbursts at Trump rallies have become quite the norm. However, one could argue they've increased with both frequency and intensity,…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 117

America's Presidential Candidates: Do We Even Like Them? »

It can be tough to elect the ideal president, especially when the voting public isn't too keen on any of…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 123

Ever Wonder Why Congress Is Stagnant? This Might Be Why... »

Should it really be so surprising that Congress has trouble with progress, given the fact that the same people are…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 694

Another pointless elections looms..queue the billionaires. »

As the title suggests, I am indeed implying that US presidential elections are pointless. The data from opensecrets.org (methodology link…

Alexander Ross
by: Alexander Ross
views: 108

Ultra-Rich Bankrolls Elections, But Not the Party You Think »

Those hoping to win in national elections are increasingly dependent upon an incredibly small number of extremely rich donors. Both…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 135

Clinton Already Top Democratic Contender for Nomination »

A recent poll found that a large majority of likely democratic voters would vote for Hillary Clinton in primaries to…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 105

Identifying The Nonvoters »

According to a recent Pew poll, individuals that do not vote in elections tend to belong to certain demographics. Generally,…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 372

Congressional Approval Ratings Don't Match Up »

Historically, Americans have always had a higher opinion of their own representatives than of Congress as a whole. So what…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 118

Here's Why Congressional Incumbents Are Always Reelected »

It is bewildering to many people that, despite the dismal approval rating of Congress, congressional incumbents continue to get reelected…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 231

Dems Falling Behind As Midterm Approaches »

The number of people identifying as a Democrat has fallen 3 percentage points since the beginning of the year, while…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 69

Why Elections Aren't Actually About the Most Popular Party »

While many have asserted public disgruntlement with Obamacare and the laggard economic recovery to be harbingers of a Republican sweep…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 155

Republican Primary Challengers by Idealogy in IL and TX »

The Tea Party is the dominant source of challenges in Republican primaries.

Incumbents Facing Primary Challenges in Texas and Illinois »

Few incumbents get challenged and even when they do they usually win.

Percent of Incumbents Facing Primary Challengers-OH, NC & IN »

Republican incumbents are more likely to draw a challenger than are Democratic incumbents in Ohio, North Carolina and Indiana.

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 107

Internet Sales Tax is Unpopular »

The taxing of items purchased over the internet is widely unsupported by young people, but more than half the country…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 57

Supporting the EPA is the Way to Get the Vote »

Likely voters in 11 states around the country show support for candidates who endorse the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations on…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 120

Americans Dissatisfied with Congress »

63% of Americans surveyed in late October 2013 indicated that they would not reelect their current congressional representatives based on…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 106

Republican Voters Did Not Support Shutdown »

47% of Republican voters disapproved of Congressional Republicans in a poll conducted during the shutdown. This disapproval may carry into…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 109