Category Archives: Swing States

Math of the 2016 Election

This article contains the pdf of the lecture that I am giving to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Irvine, on Dec. 6, 2016.  It started as the math hidden in the primaries, but got delayed until after the … Continue reading

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Did the Weather Help Trump Win the Election?

Did the Weather Help Trump Win the Election? Trump had a turnout of previously hidden voters in the North-Central US, or what I call the Game of Icy Thrones.  We compare the average November temperature range in select cities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, … Continue reading

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Republican Voters’ Dilemma in Swing Senatorial Candidates

Republican Voters’ Dilemma in Swing Senatorial and Representative Candidates   Republican Senators and Representatives who are in a swing state or district election have had a hard choice to make, especially this weekend, as to whether to stick with the … Continue reading

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About One-Third of Americans Live in a Swing State

About One-Third of Americans Live in a Swing State I was surprised to find that up to one-third of Americans live in the 11 or 13 closest states. Talks by political scientists had made it sound like a smaller minority … Continue reading

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