The Power of Your Vote

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This election, Coloradans who vote have something close to superhero status. Consider this: a vote for president in this swing state of ours is worth a thousand times more than a vote in a non-swing state like New Jersey. That’s incidentally where Sam Wang lives. He developed this power-of-your-vote calculation. Wang’s a professor at Princeton University; he runs a website called The Princeton Election Consortium. Ryan Warner speaks with him as part of our election series "Colorado Votes." Wang's blog can be found here. He also appeared recently on NPR's Talk of the Nation, along with New York Times blogger and statistician Nate Silver. For information on how to cast your ballot in Colorado, check out the Secretary of State's website.

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