Voting: A History Lesson

George Will argues that, regardless of who wins tonight or by how much, “Voters shouldn’t worry as they scan election returns.” He quotes an impressive array of historical factoids pointing out that both majority victories and second terms are actually quite unusual.

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm veteran. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.