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Management consultant with BCG, living in Dallas, TX.

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    Florida Redistricting, GOP Friendly In Compliance With New Law

    ear Redstaters, I hope this post gets some traction, because I have pulled off what some might have said was impossible: I followed the tangible parts of the Fair Districts law (as compact a shape as possible and respect county and municipal boundaries) while making sure to comply with the Voting Rights Act, yet I still carved out 18 safe (R+5 or greater) and 2 | Read More »

    Florida Redistricting, GOP Friendly, Gerrymander Free

    Dear Redstaters, I hope this post gets some traction, because I have pulled off what some might have said was impossible: I followed the tangible parts of the Fair Districts law (as compact a shape as possible and respect county and municipal boundaries) while making sure to comply with the Voting Rights Act, yet I still carved out 18 safe (R+5 or greater) and 2 | Read More »

    Georgia 2012 Redistricting–11R, 3D

    District 1: Jack Kingston (R) This district goes from R+16 to R+10. I get rid of some of the rural counties and give Kingston all of Savannah and its suburbs. Mostly I’m trying to take out John Barrow, which I manage to do quite nicely. McCain still won this district with 56% of the vote, so I’m not too worried for Kingston. District 2: Sanford | Read More »

    The importance of an LV screen in FL

    Today, PPP released its first Florida senate poll (http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/PPP_Release_FL_823714.pdf) with a likely voter screen. I have been waiting for this screen for a while now. As anticipated, the screen benefitted Rubio. Perhaps not so anticipated, however, was the size of the swing. PPP’s RV poll had Crist up by 6 points on 7/18 (35-29). Today’s poll has Rubio ahead 40-32, indicating a swing of 14 | Read More »

    Angle ahead of Reid Again

    http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2010/election_2010_senate_elections/nevada/election_2010_nevada_senate Without leaners, the race is tied 47-47, from 45-43 to Reid a few weeks ago. However, with leaners included, Angle wins 50-48. I am really proud of Sharron. She has done a lot of things right lately. 1. The Social Security ad was gold 2. Her interview with the NY Times was also really professional and well done, even if the reporter still tried | Read More »