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Unformatted text preview: .2 .4 .6 .8 Density 2 4 6 8 # of bills proposed by incumbent & passed by Congress during election cycle Shivali Gupta 1.) The histogram below represents the success, in other words, it represents the number of bills proposed by incumbent and passed by Congress during the election cycle. I chose to select nine bins because this number accurately represents the total number of bills that were proposed and passed by the incumbent and Congress, respectively. In addition, nine bins reflect the maximum number of bills; therefore, when the total numbers of bills is graphed, we can see that there is a better representation of the data. 2.) a.) Below is a scatterplot of loyalty and partymoney. I chose to place the variable loyalty on the x-axis because it is an independent variable whereas the variable, partymoney is a dependent variable. Partymoney is the dependent variable because the total campaign contributions made by the incumbents party are dependent on the percent of the time that the incumbent voted the way desired by his/her party in other words the loyalty of the incumbent to its party. 50000...
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