The 2012 election was the first time in more than 65 years that one party won the popular vote in House races across the country but ended up with a minority of House seats, according to a new data analysis Wednesday.
House Democrats won a plurality of the popular vote in 2012, according to the Sunlight Foundation analysis, but still trail Republicans in seats in the House. The foundation said that’s the first time that’s happened since records have been kept, going back to at least 1946.
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