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A decade ago, FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver introduced the concept of “elastic” and “inelastic” states, which refers to how sensitive a state is to changes in the national political environment and the relative swinginess of the state.Why Fewer Americans Are Likely To Vote For A Republican Governor And A Democratic Senator | Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com) | October 12, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
However, Georgia is also a state with a racially polarized electorate that is, as we say, “highly inelastic” because it just doesn’t have a lot of swing voters.
This gives Georgia what we at FiveThirtyEight call an “inelastic” electorate, or an electorate for which factors like the political environment and candidate traits are unlikely to sway voters because so few voters are swing voters.Georgia’s Senate Race Is Much Closer Than The Governor Election. Will That Hold Until November? | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | September 7, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
The difficulty is assuming that a lung transplant is "inelastic".
Things can be more or less inelastic, which is to say, that demand can be more or less responsive to changes in price.
The last glass of water in a desert is the quintessential inelastic good; people will pay all they have to get it.
From the point of view of cover, the gold certificate is completely inelastic.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
It was inelastic, incompetent to adapt itself to changing circumstances.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century | Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Catching sight of his Captain on the platform, the Doctor bent his steps thither, and they were slow and inelastic.Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At the same moment we heard the fall 220 of something heavy and inelastic in the upper story.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
It is not permitted to discriminate; it can neither relax nor repress; it is absolutely inelastic.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
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