Friday, September 19, 2014

Scotland Votes Nae!

The Queen still rules over Scotland this morning.

Here's a nice handy map of the Vote in yesterday's Independence Referendum in Scotland that I whipped up in Stata:

Darker blue indicates more favorable vote for independence. I'm trying to do some aggregate analysis, but need to gather some demographic variables. One quick note, though: the correlation between a Yes vote in a council and the percentage Catholic in that council is .61. All the due cautions about drawing conclusions about individual behavior using aggregate level data apply.....

Monday, September 8, 2014

Traveling with Denny: What does it mean to be a legislator? And what is effectiveness?

More on my travels for Battle for the Big Sky today. This time, my first day with Congressman Rehberg--less than a week after I had traveled to Big Sandy to sit down with Senator Tester in his workshop.

Read about it here.