Look no further than Congress to hear gripes about gridlock and the lack of bipartisanship. But based on whom the voters are sending to Washington, it’s not a big shock: Barely a statistically significant number of House and Senate lawmakers represent districts or states that voted for someone in the other political party for president.
In the latest episode of Political Theater, CQ Roll Call elections analyst and Inside Elections publisher Nathan L. Gonzales and host Jason Dick discuss a trend that is pushing partisanship and punishing problem solvers.
- How the lack of ticket-splitting leads to gridlock
- Bold or bluster? Both parties predict 2022 wins in both chambers
- House Democrats name 32 members to Frontline program for reelection help
- NRSC Chairman Rick Scott says he’s ‘not going to mediate’ GOP conflicts
- House set to move on elections overhaul as outside advocates focus on Senate