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This Is What the 2008 Electoral Map Would Look Like if the Election Were Decided by [Fill In the Blank]

A number of sites have featured a hypothetical electoral map entitled This Is What the 2008 Electoral Map Would Look Like if the Election Were Decided by 18-29

Jul 31, 2020
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A number of sites have featured a hypothetical electoral mapentitled “This Is What the 2008 Electoral Map Would Look Like if the Election Were Decided by 18-29 Year Olds.” Needless to say, it’s a very blue map.
I spent the weekend poring over the CNN exit pollsfrom last Tuesday’s election and converting the state-by-state data for a number of demographics into my own hypothetical electoral maps.
The result is a set of maps that visualize the outcome of an election decided exclusively by the following age groups, genders, income groups, political affiliations, etc.:
Voters age 65 and older:
65-plus1.jpg
65-plus1.jpg
**White voters: **(A “black voters” map would be a sea of blue.)
White.jpg
White.jpg
Men:
Men.jpg
Men.jpg
Women:
Women.jpg
Women.jpg
Self-described political moderates:
Moderates.jpg
Moderates.jpg
Registered independents:
Independents.jpg
Independents.jpg
College graduates:
College-grads1.jpg
College-grads1.jpg
Voters earning under $50,000 per year:
Under-50k.jpg
Under-50k.jpg
Voters earning over $50,000 per year:
Over-50k.jpg
Over-50k.jpg
Voters who are “worried about economic conditions”:
Worried-about-econ.jpg
Worried-about-econ.jpg
Voters whose “most important issue” was the economy:
Economy-vote.jpg
Economy-vote.jpg
Voters whose “most important issue” was the war in Iraq:
Iraq-vote.jpg
Iraq-vote.jpg
(Note: These maps were created with the handy tool at 270towin.com.)
Hajra Shannon

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