Thursday, November 27, 2014

Washburn County, Wisconsin: The Case of the Quadrennial Democrats



2008-2010 drop in Democratic voter participation:  37% vs. 17% for Republicans.
2012-2014 drop in Democratic voter participation:  31% vs. 16% for Republicans.

Walker's vote total increased by 11% in 2014 compared to 2010.  Mary Burke received 3% more votes than Tom Barrett in 2010.

2008, 2010, and 2012 election figures from the (soon-to-be-snuffed?) Government Accountability Board.  The 2014 figures are preliminary.

Source:  Wikipedia

Related posts:
Wisconsin.  (11/5/2014)
Adams County.  (11/5/2014)
Ashland County.  (11/5/2014)
Barron County.  (11/5/2014)
Bayfield County.  (11/5/2014)
Brown County.  (11/5/2014)
Buffalo County.  (11/5/2014)
Burnett County.  (11/5/2014)
Calumet County.  (11/6/2014)
Chippewa County.  (11/6/2014)
Clark County.  (11/6/2014)
Columbia County.  (11/6/2014)
Crawford County.  (11/6/2014)
Dane County.  (11/6/2014)
Dodge County.  (11/7/2014)
Door County.  (11/7/2014)
Douglas County.  (11/7/2014)
Dunn County.  (11/7/2014)
Eau Claire County.  (11/8/2014)
Florence County.  (11/8/2014)
Fond du Lac County.  (11/8/2014)
Forest County.  (11/9/2014)
Grant County.  (11/9/2014)
Green County.  (11/9/2014)
Iowa County.  (11/9/2014)
Iron County.  (11/11/2014)
Jackson County.  (11/12/2014)
Jefferson County.  (11/12/2014)
Juneau County.  (11/12/2014)
Kenosha County.  (11/13/2014)
Kewaunee County.  (11/14/2014)
La Crosse County,.  (11/14/2014)
Lafayette County.  (11/15/2014)
Langlade County.  (11/15/2014)
Lincoln County.  (11/15/2014)
Manitowoc County.  (11/15/2014)
Marathon County.  (11/18/2014)
Marinette County.  (11/18/2014)
Marquette County.  (11/18/2014)
Menominee County.  (11/18/2014)
Milwaukee County.  (11/18/2014)
Monroe County.  (11/20/2014)
Oconto County.  (11/20/2014)
Oneida County.  (11/20/2014)
Outagamie County.  (11/20/2014)
Ozaukee County.  (11/20/2014)
Pepin County.  (11/21/2014)
Pierce County.  (11/21/2014)
Polk County.  (11/21/2014)
Portage County.  (11/21/2014)
Price County.  (11/21/2014)
Racine County.  (11/22/2014)
Richland County.  (11/22/2014)
Rock County.  (11/22/2014)
Rusk County.  (11/22/2014)
Sauk County.  (11/24/2014)
Sawyer County.  (11/24/2014)
Shawano County.  (11/24/2014)
Sheboygan County.  (11/24/2014)
St. Croix County.  (11/24/2014)
Taylor County.  (11/26/2014)
Trempealeau County.  (11/26/2014)
Vernon County.  (11/26/2014)
Vilas County.  (11/26/2014)
Walworth County.  (11/27/2014)

Walworth County, Wisconsin: The Case of the Quadrennial Democrats



2008-2010 drop in Democratic voter participation:  51% vs. 10% for Republicans.
2012-2014 drop in Democratic voter participation:  39% vs. 12% for Republicans.

Walker's vote total increased by 11% in 2014 compared to 2010.  Mary Burke received 16% more votes than Tom Barrett in 2010.

2008, 2010, and 2012 election figures from the (soon-to-be-snuffed?) Government Accountability Board.  The 2014 figures are preliminary.

Source:  Wikipedia

Related posts:
Wisconsin.  (11/5/2014)
Adams County.  (11/5/2014)
Ashland County.  (11/5/2014)
Barron County.  (11/5/2014)
Bayfield County.  (11/5/2014)
Brown County.  (11/5/2014)
Buffalo County.  (11/5/2014)
Burnett County.  (11/5/2014)
Calumet County.  (11/6/2014)
Chippewa County.  (11/6/2014)
Clark County.  (11/6/2014)
Columbia County.  (11/6/2014)
Crawford County.  (11/6/2014)
Dane County.  (11/6/2014)
Dodge County.  (11/7/2014)
Door County.  (11/7/2014)
Douglas County.  (11/7/2014)
Dunn County.  (11/7/2014)
Eau Claire County.  (11/8/2014)
Florence County.  (11/8/2014)
Fond du Lac County.  (11/8/2014)
Forest County.  (11/9/2014)
Grant County.  (11/9/2014)
Green County.  (11/9/2014)
Iowa County.  (11/9/2014)
Iron County.  (11/11/2014)
Jackson County.  (11/12/2014)
Jefferson County.  (11/12/2014)
Juneau County.  (11/12/2014)
Kenosha County.  (11/13/2014)
Kewaunee County.  (11/14/2014)
La Crosse County,.  (11/14/2014)
Lafayette County.  (11/15/2014)
Langlade County.  (11/15/2014)
Lincoln County.  (11/15/2014)
Manitowoc County.  (11/15/2014)
Marathon County.  (11/18/2014)
Marinette County.  (11/18/2014)
Marquette County.  (11/18/2014)
Menominee County.  (11/18/2014)
Milwaukee County.  (11/18/2014)
Monroe County.  (11/20/2014)
Oconto County.  (11/20/2014)
Oneida County.  (11/20/2014)
Outagamie County.  (11/20/2014)
Ozaukee County.  (11/20/2014)
Pepin County.  (11/21/2014)
Pierce County.  (11/21/2014)
Polk County.  (11/21/2014)
Portage County.  (11/21/2014)
Price County.  (11/21/2014)
Racine County.  (11/22/2014)
Richland County.  (11/22/2014)
Rock County.  (11/22/2014)
Rusk County.  (11/22/2014)
Sauk County.  (11/24/2014)
Sawyer County.  (11/24/2014)
Shawano County.  (11/24/2014)
Sheboygan County.  (11/24/2014)
St. Croix County.  (11/24/2014)
Taylor County.  (11/26/2014)
Trempealeau County.  (11/26/2014)
Vernon County.  (11/26/2014)
Vilas County.  (11/26/2014)

Indianapolis Public Library Wedding




Additional information:

Related posts:
Wedding day at the Boston Public Library.  (10/12/2012)
Weddings at the Boston Public Library.  (11/5/2011)

Virginia Heffernan Sums Up the Oculus Rift: It "doesn't make you vomit"




Virtual Reality Fails Its Way to Success. (The New York Times Magazine, 11/14/2014)
Immersive, transporting, revolutionary. But most of all, non-nauseating. That’s the term that sets the Oculus Rift apart from the long line of demoralizing virtual-reality Edsels that preceded it. The chief asset of the Rift — more than its dazzling specs, more than Facebook’s sizable investment in it — is its dignified, non-emetic quality

September 23, 1959: Nikita Khrushchev Visits Iowa



Khrushchev in Iowa. (Humanities, July/August 2009)
It was September 23, 1959, the day that Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev came to town to visit his friend, seed corn salesman Roswell Garst, and to witness cutting-edge American agricultural technology. The event drew hundreds of reporters and thousands of curiosity-seekers eager to catch a glimpse of the world’s leading Communist.

National Agriculture Hall of Fame



Related articles:
Corn Diplomacy and the Cold War.  (BackStory, 10/6/2013)
Remembering Khrushchev's Visit to Iowa.  (Iowa Journal, 9/18/2009)
50th Anniversary Of Khrushchev's Visit To Iowa Is Celebrated.  (Agriculturist, 8/31/2009)