What on Earth Happened in 2016, Part 4 – Massachusetts Presidential Election and Marijuana Referendum

Massachusetts is well known as one of the most Democratic states in the country. There was no doubt that it would vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election – the only question was by what margin. The Democratic candidate’s margin of victory in Massachusetts had not changed a lot in the previous three … More What on Earth Happened in 2016, Part 4 – Massachusetts Presidential Election and Marijuana Referendum

Maps and Analysis of the 2016 Connecticut Democratic Presidential Primary

Pardon the lateness; I’ve had a very busy past few months. -Gregory Unlike in 2008, when Connecticut held its Democratic presidential primary relatively early (on February 5), in 2016 Connecticut’s Democratic primary was held in the second half of primary season, on April 26, alongside primaries in four other states: Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and … More Maps and Analysis of the 2016 Connecticut Democratic Presidential Primary

Maps and Analysis of the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary in Massachusetts

The 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary in Massachusetts featured a close race between Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner, and Bernie Sanders, from the neighboring state of Vermont. After heavy campaigning in the state by both candidates, Clinton ended up winning by approximately 17,000 votes, or 1.4 percent. But how did she do it? How did a … More Maps and Analysis of the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary in Massachusetts

Maps and Analysis of Massachusetts’ Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014, and Comparisons to Other Elections

While most of the election-related headlines in Massachusetts last year concerned its gubernatorial race, Massachusetts also held elections last year for its four Constitutional Offices: Attorney General, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Treasurer, and Auditor. The elections for Secretary of the Commonwealth and Auditor saw Democratic incumbents running for re-election, while the elections for Attorney General … More Maps and Analysis of Massachusetts’ Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014, and Comparisons to Other Elections