Trump’s EC win in Historical Perspective

Some nice infographics at the NYT:  Trump’s Electoral College Victory Ranks 46th in 58 Elections

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. Gustopher says:

    It’s a historical, unpresidented mandate.

  2. John Peabody says:

    It was the most historical mandate for a presidential campaign this year!

  3. C. Clavin says:

    It’s un-presidented.

  4. CSK says:

    Nope. This is a lie. Donald Trump himself said he won in a yuuuuuuuge electoral college landslide. Besides, this is from the NYT, and every Trumpkin knows the NYT prints only fake news.