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A look at the economics of early voting and caucus states

Feb 11, 2020
A primer on unemployment, job-creation and economic anxiety in early voting states.
Democratic presidential hopefuls take part in the eighth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Feb. 7, 2020.
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Campaigns don't need a Cambridge Analytica to target you

May 16, 2018
We tagged along with one candidate to see how small campaigns use data.
Hoeber says she's visited just about every town and city in Maryland's 6th District, but she's strategic about exactly which homes she visits.
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A look at the economies of the latest states to vote

Jun 7, 2016
There are 5 states with primaries on Tuesday. North Dakota Democrats hold caucuses.
An oil drilling rig near Watford City, North Dakota.
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How the AP calls political races

May 4, 2016
Media use public data to determine electoral outcomes faster than the government can.