It May Not Seem That Way, but Politicians Often Do What Voters Want
Data limitations once made the question hard to answer, but not anymore.
“American democracy has room for improvement, but that doesn’t mean it’s no democracy at all... One way or another, most elected officials manage to do things their voters want them to do.” Great work in
Cool visualization of city taxation in this great
piece.. love the link to download the data! Thanks
Cool visualization of city taxation:
Legislators don’t respond to polling information on public policy opinion in their districts:
But policy nonetheless corresponds to the relative liberalism of public opinion in states & localities: