The latest round of redistribution is nearing completion, and we have a somewhat definitive national map of new areas to assess. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the group analyzes how the new map falls along party lines and why there are a record number of competing areas. They are also discussing a new opinion poll by YouGov that asked Americans where they fall on the Dungeons & amp; Dragons alignment chart, ranging from good to bad as well as legal to chaotic. Unsurprisingly, many Americans do not identify themselves as evil.
Finally, the team looks at the latest poll of FiveThirtyEight’s collaboration with Ipsos, in which Americans are asked about the most important political issues leading up to the midterm. This issue focused on political polarization, crime and gun violence.
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