Demographic Breakdown of the Vote

Here is the racial and ethnic breakdown of voters for Obama and Romney.

Here is the racial and ethnic breakdown of the US population as a whole.

Crediting Obama’s victory to high minority turnout ignores the fact that minorities make up such a large part of the country and that Obama’s supporters reflect the demographic reality in the country much more than Romney’s.

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3 thoughts on “Demographic Breakdown of the Vote

    1. that’s one of the most amazing election sites I’ve seen in a while. Granted, I’m sure with a bit of scrutiny, one could pick apart the logic behind each map, but still, the visuals are stunningly stark. Must share.

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