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Newcomer joins incumbents on Montgomery school board

Newcomer joins incumbents on Montgomery school board | Jozelyn Olalde AP Government Period #1 | Scoop.it
The school board sworn in next month will include three incumbents and a political newcomer.
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This article talks about the Montgomery County's school board and how the top priorities include looking more strategically at the budget to increase staffing at schools and create a more manageable load for teachers. Being an incumbent is such and advantage because people expect you to accomplish what you say because that's what they want and that why they voted for you. 

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Midterm Elections 2014: Republicans Extend House Majority

Midterm Elections 2014: Republicans Extend House Majority | Jozelyn Olalde AP Government Period #1 | Scoop.it
Republicans expanded their control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the midterm election, as voters’ frustrations with the White House ousted a slew of Democratic incumbents in a night that turned the reins of Congress to the GOP.
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I learned that in this midterm election the republicans gained more control of the house. They have more people and more power and which democrats still are minority group but not gaining as much. 

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America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts

America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts | Jozelyn Olalde AP Government Period #1 | Scoop.it
A brief overview of crimes against geography in the 113th Congress.
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Gerrymandered is drawing congressional districts to favor one political party or group over another. This article talks about how the republicans are drawing some congressional districts for them to win. 

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