In the 2014 elections, as Democrats got thrashed in most places across the country, one bright spot for them came out of Bergen County, New Jersey: the incumbent County Executive, Republican Kathleen Donovan, was defeated by a 54-46 margin by Democrat James J. Tedesco III, a Bergen County Freeholder (member of the County Council) and … More How did Jim Tedesco beat Kathleen Donovan in Bergen County, New Jersey last year?
[Updated February 2019] I have made dozens of maps of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The system of municipal organization that these states use makes analysis of their election results particularly revealing. A couple examples are below (open the maps in a new tab to enlarge). I have made maps of New York showing: … More NY/NJ/PA Maps
In 2014, Cory Booker won re-election to his first full term in his New Jersey Senate seat by a 56-42 margin, defeating Republican Jeff Bell. Just slightly over a year earlier, he had won an October 2013 special election to finish the term of the late Frank Lautenberg by a 55-44 margin over Republican Steve … More Maps and Analysis of Cory Booker’s 2014 Re-election in New Jersey, and Comparisons to Previous Elections