November 2018 News

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Professors Rosenbluth and Shapiro have an Op-Ed in the Post Everything Perspective section of the Washington Post, entitled “Political partisanship is vicious. That’s because...
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All across the world, democratic reformers are seeking to bring more power directly to the people through referendums and ballot initiatives, direct selection of candidates...
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A Marketplace.com article entitled “Political Ads en Español: More Than Simple Translations” discusses the effectiveness of campaign advertisements on bilingual voters,...
Image of Professor David Mayhew and “The Gerry-Mander,” by Elkanah Tisdale, Columbian Centinel (1812)
When can partisan gerrymandering take place?  It is a necessary condition that a single party control all the elected branches of a government that have veto power.   It’s...