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Unformatted text preview: 1 Questions? • Nominations on grade breakdown at end – Changed mind: Vote on choice of rule will be by 2-round majority • Latest on presidential nomination races? – Latest results – Polls – Super Tuesday 2 California Primaries What are the rules? The basics • “Superdelegates” (Repubs call them “unpledged delegates”) • What’s that? • Republicans (173 delegates) – 53 Congressional Districts in CA • 3 delegates per district • Each district: Winner take all – 11 “at large” state delegates – winner take all 3 California Democratic Primary • 441 delegates • Congressional District level (241 delegates) – 3-6 delegates per district – Any candidate with 15% of vote in district eligible for delegates in proportion to his/her vote there • 81 at large delegates – Any candidate with 15% of vote in state eligible for delegates in proportion to his/her vote in state • Rest of delegates: – Superdelegates and other type of at large delegates 4 Reading Quantitative Work • What is a dependent variable? • What is an independent variable? • Coefficient? – A number that indicates the size of the impact of an independent variable on the dependent variable – Typically means that a single unit increase in the independent variable is correlated with an increase in the dependent variable that is equal to the coefficient • Will give example • Statistical significance?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course POL 140A taught by Professor Scheiner during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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