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In the 2012 election, Republicans won the House even as Democrats got 51 percent of the vote. So was gerrymandering to blame? Perhaps not.

  • John Sides and Eric McGhee
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  • Feb 17, 2013
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It's a common view of what's wrong with American politics: Gerrymandering has created a bunch of safe-seat legislators whp drift further and further to the ideological extremes. But it's not true.

Republicans got a huge majority of House seats in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, and Wisconsin, even though Mitt Romney lost all five states. Here's why.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 8, 2012
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Republicans' control of state legislatures could win then 11 House seats.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 28, 2012
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