The Veepstakes

A mathematician’s thoughts on a political and historical problem

Who might be the next elected official to occupy this house?

The vice president on the campaign trail

Trying to win over swing voters

Graph of presidential vote in Wisconsin and North Carolina 2000–2016
Graph of presidential vote in Wisconsin and North Carolina 2000–2016
Recent presidential elections in NC & WI.

Appeasing a rival faction

Image cropped from source.
Image from source.
Newspaper engraving depicting assassination of Garfield; from here.

Nominating an ally for vice president

Clinton-Gore electoral victory, 1992

Who should the nominee pick for vice president?

Collage of headlines covering attacks by various candidates on various other candidates. Source articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Dr. Tomas McIntee is a mathematician and occasional social scientist with stray degrees in physics and philosophy.

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