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1860’s Politics: Statistics & The Soldiers’ Vote

It’s Election Day in the U.S.A. (Don’t forget to vote). As we watch the tally of popular and electoral votes this evening, remember that presidential elections and the electoral college have been in existence since 1787 (when the Constitution was signed). … Continue reading

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