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« on: September 23, 2019, 07:25:32 am »

In 1916, while winning reelection, Woodrow Wilson lost the state he was Governor of by 12%.  Why?
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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 08:07:50 pm »

Well considering the fact that New Jersey was a hugely republican state at the time, the fact that he "only" lost by 12 is a pretty good sign that he was actually pretty popular there
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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2019, 11:24:55 pm »

Shark attacks!

https://www.amazon.com/Democracy-Realists-Elections-Responsive-Government/dp/0691178240
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