What is the behavior you expect? I don't quite follow. Looks like you have an "Exclude All" action filter in place which hides the stuff in the lower viz until someone clicks a state...and when I click a state it seems to render the way you want it to.
Anyway, Public is running a lot of 9.0 code right now, so that could be the difference.
Does this run OK on a local Tableau Server, too?
Any difference if you force Server vs. Browser rendering by adding
Just download the workbook and run it locally. You will immediately see that the columns labelled "Controlling Senators" and "Reason for Vacancy" are populated with text values.
Here's what it *should* look like, and what it did look like until recently:
There does not seem to be any change in behavior when adding the :render= options.
Let me know if you need any more information to reproduce.