Wednesday, December 29, 2004
The other, the Democrat's Da Vinci Code, is a review of successful local campaigns by Democrats in red states. I think it helps give some insight into the complexities of American politics that the blue state/red state axis oversimplifies.
Monday, December 20, 2004
Saturday, December 04, 2004
It is first worth pointing out that almost all of the difference between the last set of polls and the final vote shares was in
The result that we might have seen, if opinion had not moved in the last few days (to repeat, almost entirely in
The results by province are almost identical in the projection to the actual in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and B.C. The calculation shows the Conservatives losing 16 seats in Ontario, offset by gaining 6 in Saskatchewan, while the NDP wound up losing 7 seats in Ontario and another 4 in Saskatchewan. I think the differences in Saskatchewan can best be explained by polling error rather than late movement, which I think clearly accounts for what happened in Ontario.