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Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Senate and democracy: April 17, 2013 edition

The following is the breakdown for yesterday's vote on the Manchin-Toomey amendment proposing background checks for gun purchases (S. Vote 97):

States where both senators voted "Yes": 21

  • Total population for those states: 156 million

States where senators split: 12

  • Total population for those states: 76 million

States where both senators voted "No": 17

  • Total population for those states: 80 million

 

Posted by Matt Bodie on April 18, 2013 at 10:43 AM in Current Affairs | Permalink

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Inferring that this implies the majority of Americans support the bill is the reverse of the error of the Electoral College.

Posted by: AndyK | Apr 18, 2013 11:44:33 AM

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