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US Senate Voting Similarity Networks

US Senate Voting Similarity Networks, 1975-2012 0.27 0.3 0.2A Detail 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 0.13 Landneu Baucus Baucus Nunn Exoh Breaux Pearson Stone Jeffords Heflin Chafee Boren Packwood Jeffords Chafee Heflin Nelson Percy Nurn Bohnston IN Staffordi Brown Snowe W Moroan Miller Collins Hatfield Long Johnston Stevens ackwood Boren, Durenverger Shjatee NShelby Snowe soecter Talmadge Specter Showe Evan Andrews OCohen Damato Chafee Smith Danforth Durenberget urenberget Specter Miller Coleman Murkowski Cohen Damato OSnowe Stevens GVoinovich 0.13 Group Senators Within Group Vote Similarity Size crossing time 1 0.72 0.78 0.83 0.89 |10 20 50 56 Senate Balance 62 56 62 Vote similarity 20.6) 0.27 Ford Carter Reagan G.H.W. Bush Clinton G.W. Bush Obama R R R '75-76 '79-'80 '83-'84 '87-'88 '91-'92 '95-'96 '03-'04 '07-'08 '11-'12 00,-66, Timeline : President, Senate Party Balance, Date (through June 7,2012) Democrats Republicans letfords Polarization Modularity

US Senate Voting Similarity Networks

shared by amccartney on Oct 02
This chart from the journal entry "Portrait of Political Party Polarization" demonstrates increasing party polarization through the deceasing cooperation between the parties to sponsor legislation.


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