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Election 2012 Demographics

Fox News In February

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

The big question for the future is: Will younger voters remain Democrats as they grow older or, when they become fogies, will they also become Republicans?

Obama's 2012 Victory: The Demographic Becomes the Narrative

Dr. Diana E. Sheets | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Dr. Diana E. Sheets

Since 2008, commentary about presidential campaigns has been saturated in the rhetoric of narrative. However, Obama's 2012 presidential victory wasn't, strictly speaking, based on narrative. So what happened?

America's Word Of The Year: 'Demographics'

Stampp Corbin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Stampp Corbin

Demographics are the characteristics of a population. That's what a presidential candidate needs to fundamentally understand to win votes. When only white people voted, then only white people mattered. But just like fall foliage, Americans demographics are changing colors.

What Are Conservatives Trying to Conserve?

Ira Glasser | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics
Ira Glasser

Chait's emphasis on demographic shifts is powerful and mainly on target, but there is a broader historical context to his analysis that complements, extends and better explains the hysteria dominating the current rhetoric of the Republican party.