Friday, November 16, 2018

The Depth of the Blue Wave

I made this map about the change in the Democrat's performance in House districts between 2016-2018. I think it helps demonstrate the effect of the Blue Wave.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

What Does the Margin of Error Mean?

The "Margin of Error" is often neglected in conversations about new poll finding-- but it's actually the most important part! This video goes into what it is and the logic of how it's created.

Click here to watch the video.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Democrats and Millenials Prefer “Socialism” over “Capitalism.” Why?

Hint: They’re not exactly sprinting to the left.

A recent Gallup poll has been turning the Internet into a tizzy: not only to a majority of 18–29 year olds have a more positive view about socialism than capitalism (51 vs 45%) but so too do Democrats writ large (57 vs 47%). Cue the reactions from the left and right, which I’m sure were perfectly level-headed and reasonable.

But while we wait for the inevitable reactions to the reactions to come out, academics and social scientists have been pondering over why this ten-point gap has emerged...

Click here to read the rest over at PoliticsMeansPolitics on Medium.