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Millennial: No Longer Catch-all Term for Young People

Millennial: No Longer Catch-all Term for Young People If you’re over 40, you probably use the term Millennial for anyone 30 and younger, but that is actually not the case. A recent Pew article highlights the subtle yet important differences between the Millennial generation and the…

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We Salute Our Friends at Emerge Mississippi

We salute our friends at Emerge Mississippi for their hard work in recruiting and training female candidates to better Mississippi’s future. Emerge is a national organization that recruits, trains and provides a powerful network to Democratic women who want to run for office. Over the …

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Common Ground Amidst Wide Partisan Gaps

Common Ground Amidst Wide Partisan Gaps In the midst of partisan gridlock in Washington, there is evidence that Democrats and Republicans could make progress on a few key issues where there is shared concern. A recent Pew Research Center Survey (January 2019) asked partisans what the top …

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How to Tell if The Man Is Serious or Simply Pandering on Women’s Issues

Gender equality is an important pillar of the progressive platform, but often the voting record doesn’t match the rhetoric on the campaign trail.  How do we know which men are pandering and which are committed to gender equality in society? A recent article in Public Opinion Qu…

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Millsaps - Chism State of the State Survey: Mississippians Find Consensus on Major Policy Issues as Legislative Session Begins

Voters Rally Around Teacher Pay Raise, Opioid Lawsuit, Early Voting, Public School Funding, & Rural Broadband Access; Infrastructure Remains Top Priority JACKSON—Mississippi voters are united around several key policy positions, indicating that an often-fragmented state electora…

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Partial Precinct Returns from 11/6

To all our friends interested in how your neighbors voted, here is a useful chart that lists about half the counties in the state and the Espy vote by precinct. We will continue to update this chart as more county precinct reports become available. Click here to view the chart. 

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Voter Turnout Analysis from 11/6

To all our friends interested in how their area of MS turned out last Tuesday, here’s a quick chart that ranks counties in descending order of average voter turnout. The column in the far right shows the turnout score for each (100 score is average for the state). Click here to check i…

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Helpful MS Precinct Priority Lists

For all our friends interested in races across Mississippi, here are two charts that will help on Election night. The first is a list of Hinds County Precincts in descending order, of the most important precincts for Democrats. The second is a list of similar precincts across the state. Good…

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Millsaps-Chism State of the State Survey: Voters Call for Political Compromise, Support Lottery Law Forged During Special Session

Infrastructure Repair Remains Top Policy Priority for Mississippians JACKSON—Mississippians are calling on political leaders to compromise in order to get things done and have responded favorably to the outcome of the recent special session of the Mississippi Legislature that produced…

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Public Opinion on Rural Broadband Access in Mississippi

Chism Strategies conducted a statewide survey of voters in mid-September on the issue of expanding rural broadband service in Mississippi. We posed the following question: Currently state law allows only cable and telephone companies to provide high speed internet service in Mississippi and…

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