Congressional Election Figures

Congressional Election Figures - as incumbents for the...

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Congressional Elections
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Reapportionment and Redistricting: Gerrymandering
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Gerrymandering in Texas: The 2003 Redistricting
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“Slurge” “Retirement Slump” Average drop in the party’s vote from the previous election when the incumbent departs and the seat becomes open. “Sophomore Surge” Average gain in vote share won by candidates running
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Unformatted text preview: as incumbents for the first time compared to their vote share in the initial election. “Slurge” = Average of Slump and Surge Trends in “Slurge” Measure of Incumbency Advantage Predicting House Elections with Presidential Approval Generic Congressional Ballot...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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