When Representative Steve Scalise from Louisiana took control of the Majority Whip position in the House, many took notice. Washington Post’s Reid Wilson sees this move as an important event for Southern Republicans. In his article, with help from Alex Gage, CEO of TargetPoint, he discusses the changes in regional representation in the House and takes a look at the potential Southern rise to power. Below are four charts detailing the changing regional face of the House GOP caucus and a link to Wilson’s story.
Read Wilson's story here.
These charts show the percentage of Republican members by region, from 1968 to 2012, put together by Alex Gage, the Republican consultant and micro-targeting expert:
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