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Municipality level breakdowns for New Jersey can be found directly from the NJ Division of Elections, here for 2014, and here for 2018. You can select your county and see the results for each municipality within it. For example, for Atlantic County in 2014:


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The question all hinges upon how one defines "the people". The metrics used to measure voter turnout come in a variety of forms. There is: VAP: voting age people. This is any citizen 18 or older. Does not factor in citizens who have lost the right to vote - typically by either felony crime conviction, or dishonorable discharge from the armed forces. VEP: ...


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Using data from the Daily Kos, specifically this dataset which uses the 2016 congressional district boundaries, we can see that 108 of the 435 districts were won by a margin of 40% or more. 75 of these were won by Clinton, with the remaining 33 won by Trump. Full CSV data separated out by winner is below. You may also find the below image from Wikipedia ...


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Most publicly available datasets on presidential returns are by state, not congressional district. This dataset from Princeton is by congressional district, but access does not appear to be free. This map is the closest thing I've found accessible so far.


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When the Voting-Eligible Population (VEP) turnout rate is less than 50 percent, the election is decided by less than a majority of the people. As may be seen in the image below, there have been times when the turnout was less than 50 percent. However, the winner of the election almost always receives less than a majority of the VEP vote. It is possible that,...


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This quote is correct with regard to presidential elections - the US presidential election has never been won by a candidate which was voted for by the majority of the voting-eligible population. Below is a chart created using data on VEP turnout from here, and overall presidential election result data from here. It shows that the largest proportion of the ...


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US election system is very specific - as it involves an electoral college - meant to balance votes from all states, to prevent huge states over-voting small states. If there would be "direct" voting, without electoral college, small states having very small amount of votes would have, in fact, no representation in elections. US has much more decentralized ...


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First I will point out that turnout in South Korea in general is very high, for example, over 77% in the 2017 presidential election. As for why the turnout in this particular off-year election was nonetheless remarkably high even by South Korean standards, all of the commentary I am seeing emphasizes the government's record on managing the pandemic and its ...


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Long story short, it's up to the Returning Officer of the constituency, who must consider but by law may reject any request for a recount that they consider to be unreasonable. The relevant legislation is the Representation of the People Act 1983, Schedule 1, Rule 46: 46 (1) A candidate or his election agent may, if present when the counting or any ...


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One element overrode everything else, and it is embedded in the structure of the Electoral College: As a Union of States, how should we best balance two competing interests? The states represent real people -- populations. The states represent real perspectives -- today, 50+ different state governments. Back then, as today, some states are quite urban ...


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India's politics is not Pakistan centric, particularly in State and Local body elections. A clear example is the election mentioned in the question. While BJP's election campaign was based on issues such as Pakistan and Kashmir, AAP's was based on local problems. The people voted for the party focusing on local issues. Take a look at the BJP's election ...


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