Why the Democrats won’t win the House in 2018

The result of the presidential election may have taken some people by surprise, but the fact that Republicans retained control of the House of Representatives was completely predictable.

Republicans would have retained the House almost regardless of who voters supported for president, barring an improbable landslide. As we argue in our book “Gerrymandering in America,” the Republicans will win the House again in 2018 and 2020.

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source: http://theconversation.com/why-the-democrats-wont-win-the-house-in-2018-68037