Monday, May 16, 2016

NC's Transgender Bathroom Battle: What Sparked It & What's Next

Was interviewed for an article at The Guardian newspaper on North Carolina's House Bill 2, which included a section on transgender individuals and the use of public bathrooms. One correction: the passage that the reporter wrote:

"Bitzer, the political scientist, said his polls show an inverse relationship between the number of college graduates in a place and its support for Trump."

The "polls" was rather an analysis of looking at the 100 counties and the Trump performance in the counties; in the below graph, a county's percentage of bachelor degree holders was inversely related to the level of Trump support (with an r2 of nearly 0.50):

Podcast Interview: The "Trump Effect" on Partisan Affiliation

Was interviewed on a recent WFAE The Party Line blog post on the "Trump Effect" on partisan affiliation and voting--the interview starts at 17:00 minutes into the podcast (love that it was a Prince introduction).