Analysis of the Results of the 2017 U.S. Senate Special Election in Jefferson County, Alabama, and the Three Types of Precincts There

The 2017 U.S. Senate special election in Alabama was a political earthquake in more ways than one. Not only did a Democrat win a statewide election in Alabama for the first time since 2008, and a U.S. Senate election for the first time since 1992, but Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama used a coalition … More Analysis of the Results of the 2017 U.S. Senate Special Election in Jefferson County, Alabama, and the Three Types of Precincts There

The One Aspect of Mississippi’s 2015 Elections that Wasn’t a Republican Landslide

MS’s 2015 elections were mostly good for Republicans. But in one set of races, Democrats actually did better. … More The One Aspect of Mississippi’s 2015 Elections that Wasn’t a Republican Landslide

2015 Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Governor Elections in Louisiana: Maps, Analysis, and House Districts

On November 21, 2015, Louisiana held elections to elect a new governor and lieutenant governor of the state. In the gubernatorial election, Democrat and state representative John Bel Edwards, of Tangipahoa Parish, defeated Republican U.S. Senator David Vitter by a 56-44 margin, making him the first Democrat to win a statewide election in Louisiana since … More 2015 Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Governor Elections in Louisiana: Maps, Analysis, and House Districts

Of Alabama, 2012 Elections, Obama, and the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court

In Alabama, two statewide elections were held in 2012. The first was the Presidential election, where, predictably, Mitt Romney defeated Barack Obama in a 22-point landslide. The other election was a bit more interesting. It was an election for the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. The Republican candidate was Roy Moore, a former … More Of Alabama, 2012 Elections, Obama, and the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court