CONGRATULATIONS, CANDIDATES! THANKS, VOTERS!
At the top right you can click to view the calendar in Week or Agenda (one long list) format. To see details, click on event; to close details, click on the x or (in Agenda view) click again on the event. To submit events or changes, email here. Recheck before attending as plans can change. These are events organized by the Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC) and its zones, campaigns and elected officials. (There is a separate progressive calendar here.)
The following chart shows page views of this site over the past month. The election day total of 3,199 is by far the highest we have ever recorded. (The previous high was about 1,000 on election day in Nov. 2016.) The most popular posts during the past month were, as we might expect, “Our Candidates” and “How Do I Vote?” And thanks for voting!
The next peak of 854 on Sunday Nov. 12 was a form of tribute to our dear friend Adam Swope, killed the previous day in an accident on route 202, as the tag “Adam Swope” had a total of 746 views in the data underlying the chart.
From “Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump” at fivethirtyeight.com:
These scores have actually increased in the past month! Two of them even surpass right-wing admiree Senator Pat Toomey’s 90.2%.
The right-hand column shows how the Trump scores compare to what one would expect given Trump’s own performance in the district in 2016. All have voted substantially more in line with Trump than their own constituents, who in districts 6 and 7 actually rejected Trump.
Per the fivethirtyeight site:
Trump Score = How often a member votes in line with Trump’s position
Trump Margin = Triump’s share of the vote in the 2019 election minus Clinton’s
Predicted Score = how often a member is expected to support Trump based on Trump’s 2016 margin
Trump Plus-Minus = Difference between a member’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
from 538.com, 11/20/17
An updating estimate of the generic ballot, based on polls that ask people which party they would support in a congressional election.
Image from Kathleen E. Carey, “Field is crowded for next year’s 7th Congressional District race,” Daily Local News, 11/19/17:
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