The Electoral College or How to Lose While Winning

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Political ideology or political votes in 2016 as mapped and weighted by Mark Newman/University of Michigan

I’ve written on the Electoral College before. In fact because the article I wrote didn’t seem to get a stable url I’m probably just going to republish it here at some point. So if you see a weirdly anachronistic explanation of the Electoral College from me in the next few weeks or days that’s what that is. But the reason I wrote that piece is that…



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Ariadne Schulz

Doctor of Palaeopathology, rage-prone optimist, stealth berserker, opera enthusiast, and insatiable consumer of academic journals.