partisanship

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Partisan gap in Covid death counts

David Leonhardt for The New York Times looked at the partisan gap for Covid deaths and cases. It keeps getting wider: The brief version: The gap in Covid’s death toll between red and blue America has grown faster over the past month than at any previous point. In October, 25 out of every 100,000 residents of heavily Trump counties died from Covid, more than three times higher than the rate...

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Covid-19 cases and state partisanship

From Dan Goodspeed, the bar chart race is back. The length of the bars represents Covid-19 case rates per state, and color represents partisanship. The animation currently starts on June 1 and runs through October 13. It plays out how most of us probably assumed at some level or another. Tags: coronavirus, Dan Goodspeed, partisanship

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Is South Korea’s National Assembly More Liberal Than South Koreans?

Members of South Korea’s legislative branch, known as the National Assembly, recently took a poll to determine where they land on the ideological spectrum. The group as a whole appears to be getting more liberal, according to an analysis of the results. The poll, conducted by the Korea JoongAng Daily and the Korean Political Science Association, gave lawmakers a 15-question ideological test. The questions focused on the Korean alliance with...

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