Web Research Activities

1. Examine the Electoral College results maps from the 1992 to 2012 presidential elections in conjunction with the U.S. census population maps from 1990, 2000, and 2010. What patterns do you find with regard to shifting populations and shifting party power across states?

2. Examine the five elections in which the Electoral College vote was different from the popular vote. What are the similarities and differences among these elections?

3. Examine the outcomes of the 2018 national midterm elections. Within your examination, determine with which party won a majority in the House and in the Senate. Also work to find data on the increase in the number of representatives that come from traditionally underrepresented groups.