DEVELOPING THE SUFFICIENTLY INFORMED ELECTORATE: ====43H

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEAR–DID YOU KNOW THESE???

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE PER CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT—-710,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE—479,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE REGISTERING TO VOTE—326,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO VOTED—300,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO DETERMINED WINNER- –150,001

NON PRESIDENTIAL YEAR:

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO VOTED –220,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO DETERMINED WINNER–110,001

2008:

14 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN 10,000 VOTES

43 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN 25,000 VOTES

99 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN 50,000 VOTES

51 INCUMBENTS RAN UNOPPOSED–THAT’S IS ONE NINTH

2010:

35 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN 10,000 VOTES

107 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN 25,000 VOTES

199 CONGRESSIONAL RACES DECIDED BY LESS THAN  50,000 VOTES

29 INCUMBENTS RAN UNOPPOSED

1 PERSON INFLUENCES THE OPINIONS OF AT LEAST 10 PEOPLE

THESE 10 SHARE WITH THEIR 10 FRIENDS AND ULTIMATELY 100 ARE INFLUENCED

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