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Emily Badger 15m
These maps also puncture the idea that ppl in big coastal cities don't know anyone with pickup trucks, Trump yard signs or small-town values. Heavily regional social networks cross many of these lines:
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Derek Willis 22h
Today I'm proud to show off the work that & have been putting in to make Election DataBot even better. We've got a much-improved homepage, more data & more ways for you to see campaign activity:
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Astead 46m
this is super cool: i especially love the part where you can see historic patterns by social media connectedness. where i'm from: cook county, il -- you're much more likely to have friends in deep south (i.e. the great migration)
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Maggie Haberman 4h
This is a terrific way to look at the House map
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Election update from : Who's leading in the Obama-Trump districts?
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Nate Cohn 1h
Replying to @Nate_Cohn
Tonight, Texas 32 A tossup in a Romney+16, Clinton+2 CD in the suburbs of Dallas
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If Facebook links, instead of history, were responsible for state lines, the USA would look rather different.
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Nate Silver 1h
Replying to @NateSilver538
By the same token, Democrats' most impressive polling is probably in the Midwest, which is where Trump beat his polls in 2016.
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Nate Silver 1h
Seems fair to say that Democrats' polling is underwhelming in states and districts with large numbers of Hispanic voters. At the same time, polling has sometimes lowballed Democrats' numbers in these areas.
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Josh Katz 2h
you can use connectedness to reveal social boundaries between regions -- giving new evidence that "central jersey" does actually exist
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Matthew Yglesias 2h
Scientific proof from The Upshot that DC is in fact part of the South.
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James M. Russell 2h
People who think Pittsburgh is part of the Midwest are wrong:
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Richard Florida 2h
The Social Connectedness of Places:
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Emily Badger 3h
Replying to @emilymbadger
Washington, D.C. is fun: nearly every site of a major state university across the South and Midwest pops up here
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Emily Badger 3h
Replying to @emilymbadger
And if we redrew the 50 states based on social networks, California spans 4 states. Texas gets 2. Northern Fla + Southern Ga. belong together:
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A recent analysis from the Wesleyan Media Project showed that health care was the most common subject of televised campaign advertisements by Democrats in both the House and Senate.
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Nate Cohn 2h
Will be fun to compare
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andrew kaczynski🧐 2h
A new Reuters poll shows Beto O’Rourke leading Ted Cruz by 2%. It comes a day after a poll showed him down 9%.
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NYT Graphics 3h
We grouped the 75 most competitive districts into five main battlefields — not by what part of the country they’re in, but by the social and cultural characteristics they share.
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Amy Argetsinger 3h
I'm sorry I can't talk right now I am spending all day on this page.
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