Prelim Data on Texas’ New Voting Rules

As predicted, rejections of ballots is up.

Elections with Foregone Conclusions

Greatest democracy in the world, right?

A Note on Primary Elections

Data from Texas underscore a frequent point about primaries.

On Moderate Legislative Power and Other Political Dreams

A bloc of moderates is not coming to a Senate near you.

What exactly is ballot harvesting? And what happened in Georgia?

While there is an investigation, it doesn’t appear ballots were sold for “$10 a piece”

On the Number of Parties: Basic Counting, Part 1

Counting is not necessarily as straightforward as it may seem.

Revisiting Stacey Abrams’ Nonconcession

Assessing her actions in 2018 in light of 2020 and onward.

Unsurprising Headline is Unsurprising

Yet again, Mike Lindell show what a fraud he is.

The House of “Representatives”

The erosion of representativeness continues.

Election 2021 in Context: Looking at Electorates

The electoral calendar affects who the electorate is.

Election 2021 Context, Part 2: Virginia

Going back to 1977 (there’s a pattern).

Backwards: When Politicians Choose Their Voters

Voters are suppose to choose elected officials, not the other way around.

Elections in Germany

Speaking of elections.

Canada and Single-Seat Plurality Elections

Canada has more parties than the US, but still suffers representation problems due to FPTP elections.


Is there a sarcasm font?

Keeping the Voter Fraud Flames Burning

This time in the CA recall.

Polling Favorable to Newsom in CA

It is closer than Newsom might want, but the numbers are favorable to him.

The CA Recall

The system is not defensible.

Some Additional Readings on Hungary (Tab Clearing)

For anyone who might be interested.

Evidence of Voter Fraud in Georgia?

Could it be?

Trouble for Newsom?

A new poll show a very close race.

Ohio, Trump, and the Primaries

Thinking about party evolution and behavior going into 2022.

Report from the AZ Audit Front

It’s at least as bad as you thought it was.

Competitive Pressures and Party Behavior

Assessing Republican strategic positioning (and the incentives in our system).

Weak Parties and the CA Recall

With an appearance by Caitlyn Jenner’s choice of party.

Peru to the Polls

A problematically wide-open election in difficult times.