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Explainer: How the GOP is Losing the Middle Ground

Monday, December 03, 2012

Despite all the talk of minority voters and demographic segments, there are signs Republicans are losing the political middle.

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Why Obama Won: Explaining the Patchwork Vote

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

How did Obama win? In part, by capitalizing on a powerful set of issues in the Democrats favor in 2012.

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Opinion: Was the Wisconsin Recall Election a Bellwether for the Nation?

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

In Wisconsin, it was a race for the left and right corners of the political spectrum. Will the rest of the country follow suit?

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Track: Illinois Primary Returns

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 102 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Illinois’ 10 types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the primary comes in.

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In Deep South, Shades of Red Will Decide Primaries

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

While it may be tempting to simply think of Mississippi and Alabama as two states in the “Deep South,” that misses a lot of the subtle—and not so subtle—differences that will decide their primaries on Tuesday.

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Track: Michigan Primary Returns

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 83 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Michigan's nine  types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the Service Worker Center counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the primary comes in.

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Track: Arizona Primary Returns

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 15 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Arizona's six types of county – from the Service Worker Centers to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the primary comes in.

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Where Santorum Rickrolled (and Romney Stumbled)

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

So what exactly happened Tuesday night? Suddenly former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has reemerged from the pack to claim the spotlight with three wins – Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri – while front-runner Mitt Romney is combing through the wreckage.

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Map: Florida Shows Romney's Still Got Trouble Spots

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Even in all the good news out of Florida, and there was a lot of it, there were a few red flags showing continuing problems for Mitt Romney.

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Track: Live Florida Primary Returns

Monday, January 30, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 67 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Florida’s 10 types of county -– from the wealthy Monied 'Burbs to the metropolitan Immigration Nation counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the primary come in.

 

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The South Carolina Primary Map

Monday, January 23, 2012

Patchwork Nation director, Dante Chinni, analyzes how the South Carolina primary vote broke down by demographics. Check out the Patchwork Nation results map below, and read more analysis from Dante Chinni here.

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Track: South Carolina Primary Returns

Saturday, January 21, 2012

It's primary day in South Carolina, the first-in-the-South presidential primary. Track returns on our Patchwork Nation map. It shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 46 counties, but how the candidates are doing in each of state's five community types.

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The Patchwork NH Vote: Where they Won and Why it Matters

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Mitt Romney had a lot of advantages going into New Hampshire – from residency to voter demographics – and in the end it all showed up on Tuesday night.

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Track: New Hampshire Primary Returns

Monday, January 09, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 10 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of New Hampshire’s four types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the Service Worker counties.

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The Patchwork Iowa Vote: Where they Won and Why it Matters

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won in the state’s wealthier more urban counties – the wealthy Monied Burbs, exurban Boom Towns and collegiate Campus and Career locales. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won all the other county types including the agricultural Tractor Country, culturally conservative Evangelical Epicenters and aging Emptying Nests.

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Track: Iowa Caucus Returns

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 99 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Iowa’s eight types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the caucuses come in.

 

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Where Dems Lost: Foreclosure Hotspots and Conservative Christian Communities

Friday, November 05, 2010

As the Democrats sort through the wreckage of Tuesday night, the question "what just happened?" is undoubtedly running through their minds. Was it Tea Party enthusiasm that buried them or anger at the economy or a loss of faith in President Obama? Or maybe all those things.

An analysis of the results through Patchwork Nation's breakdown of nine different types of congressional districts offers some answers.

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New York Election Results - The Patchwork Vote

Monday, October 25, 2010

Here are final vote totals from the 2010 statewide elections in New York. The colors represent community types for each county, which are defined by our partners at Patchwork Nation using their analysis of ...

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