Rule by the Non-Majority?
We have assembled a great deal of information about the frequency and impact of American primary and general elections won with less than 50% of the vote. The great majority of American states have had governors who have won elections with less than 50% of the vote since 1990. In the presidential elections since 1988, every state except Arkansas, at least once, awarded all of their electoral votes to a candidate who was opposed by most voters in that state. A significant number of congressional seats were won by mere pluralities. Read the overview to our report.

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