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Saturday, November 19, 2016

A Tale Of Two Americas: Trump Vs. Clinton

It is no surprise that Democrats derive most their support from the large metropolitan areas of the United States while Republicans appeal more to people living in the rural areas. That said, the following two maps, created by the New York Times, provides a stunning look at the divide.

According to the NYT's, while Hillary won the popular vote on November 8th, Trump was supported by residents occupying 85% of the land area of the country.

Meanwhile, Hillary derived her support from the large coastal cities of the Northeast and West coast which comprise the other 15% of the country's land area.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The red and blue map you had on site the other day showed up much better tan these.