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This article was originally posted at: https://smartblogs.com/leadership/2013/05/06/los-angeles-mayoral-race-who-are-the-candidates-supporters/. The race is coming down to the home stretch for the next mayor of Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel are in the final stages in their respective campaigns to become mayor. Election Day is Tuesday, May 21, so both candidates are […]

Los Angeles mayoral race — who are the candidates’ supporters?


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This blog was originally posted at: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2013/01/28/where-do-smokers-live/. According to the American Lung Association, tobacco-caused disease kills more than 392,000 people every year in the U.S., making it the leading cause of preventable death. Another 50,000 people die from exposure to secondhand smoke. The association also notes that in 2004, smoking cost […]

Where do Smokers Live?




This was originally posted at:http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2012/11/12/the-effect-demographics-presidential-election/. Demographics played a large part in the outcome of the 2012 presidential election. The minority population has changed over the past several years, greatly changing the dynamics of the country, which has a large effect on national politics. In 2000, 12.5% of the population was […]

The Effect of Demographics in the Presidential Election






This article was originally posted at: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2012/10/29/interactive-examining-virginias-political-leanings/ Virginia is one of the swing states in the upcoming presidential election.  Political analysts simply don’t know where its votes will go.  Its 13 electoral votes are key for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as every vote counts in their bids for the […]

Examining Virginia’s Political Leanings


This was originally posted at: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2012/10/21/interactive-examining-north-carolinas-political-leanings/ North Carolina’s 15 electoral votes are key for each of the candidates in the upcoming presidential election.  It is one of the swing states and political analysts simply don’t know where its votes will go.  For Barack Obama and Mitt Romney – every vote counts […]

Examining North Carolina’s Political Leanings



This blog was originally posted at: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2012/10/14/examining-political-leanings-in-nh/. New Hampshire is one of the swing states in the upcoming presidential election.  Although it has just 4 electoral votes up for grabs, political analysts simply don’t know where those votes will go.  For Barack Obama and Mitt Romney – every vote counts in […]

Examining New Hampshire’s Political Leanings


This blog was originally posted at: http://smartblogs.com/leadership/2012/10/08/examining-ohios-political-leanings/ With 18 electoral votes up for grabs (two less than in the 2008 presidential election due to population shifts), it is one of the critical states for both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to win in their bid for the presidency in part due […]

Examining Ohio’s Political Leanings