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Dave Wasserman
U.S. House editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report & player of fiddles/hammered dulcimers/Excel spreadsheets More:
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Dave Wasserman Mar 27
New at , w/ maps ($): Could a SCOTUS ruling be a California bonanza for House Dems? Not so fast:
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Dave Wasserman Mar 19
Saddened by the passing of Curtis Gans, who provided us with mountains of election turnout data up until the end:
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Dave Wasserman Mar 17
Embarrassing for GOP? Yes. Opportunity for Dems? Not really. will be keeping in the Solid Republican column.
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Dave Wasserman Mar 6
In fact, the CA commission's map has served Dems (39-14) better than a Dem-drawn map would've. Dems wouldn't have drawn so many iffy seats.
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Dave Wasserman Mar 6
Meanwhile, Dems in CA would most likely want to shore up their own marginal seats, maybe go after just 1-2 GOP seats max (2/2)
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Dave Wasserman Mar 6
Republicans could easily draw an AZ map that keeps 2 safe Dem Hispanic-majority seats & creates 7 safe R seats at least 55% Romney (1/2)
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Dave Wasserman Mar 6
Between AZ & CA, my guess is Dems have more to lose if SCOTUS strikes down constitutionality of citizens-led redistricting commissions
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Dave Wasserman Mar 5
Wanna nerd out about straight ticket voting on a snow day? Here's terrific piece in today's Crystal Ball:
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Dave Wasserman Mar 3
Weird from Bruce Poliquin (R) release in : "Poliquin won by 5.3% [in '14]. This is outside the margin of vulnerability." Says who?
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EMILY's List Feb 26
Panel Alert: Talking about Redistricting is , , , , and !
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Dave Wasserman Jan 29
Thanks!
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Dave Wasserman Jan 29
Nice paper. RT Check out this APSR paper about leapfrog representation re your swing district pt.
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Dave Wasserman Jan 29
Thanks!
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Dave Wasserman Jan 29
NEW: my latest : Did Yakima, WA just find a cure for the yakking in Washington, DC?
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Dave Wasserman Jan 14
How did Joe Morrissey win from jail? Voters there listen to Doc Edloe not Petula Dvorak
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Dave Wasserman Dec 19
New: Don't miss the Report's year-end list of 40 Interesting Facts About the 2014 Election
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amy walter Dec 12
2016 House ratings are out and finds just 24 competitive seats - fewest in memory
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Dave Wasserman Dec 5
By my math, Democrats would have needed to win 9.73% more votes than Republicans just to break even in the House this year.
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Dave Wasserman Dec 5
Dems would need to pick up 30 GOP seats to take back House in 2016. But only 23 Rs took <55% in 2014:
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Dave Wasserman Dec 5
More astonishing than the House GOP's historic majority? Only 16 of their 247 members (6%) won by less than 10%: ($)
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