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June 11, 2014


Crossover Votes Did Not Cause Cantor's Defeat

Nate Cohn runs the numbers and finds that Democratic spoilers probably did not contribute enough votes to account for Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-VA) margin of defeat as his pollster has suggested.

"There were undoubtedly Democratic spoilers... But it would be hard to argue that Democrats made up the margin of victory. Turnout was still far, far higher in Republican precincts."














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