Author: Bill Bishop & Tim Marema

Where Are the Rural Voters on Super Tuesday?

Rural voters will be a bit underrepresented in Tuesday’s multi-state contest, thanks to some major cities like Los Angeles and Dallas. But eight of the 14 states voting Tuesday have an above average number of rural registered voters. Super Tuesday’s primaries include the two states with the nation’s largest percentage […]

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Contrary to What You Hear, The Rural-Urban Gap Didn’t Grow in 2018 Election

Despite stories about the “deepening divide” between rural and urban, the difference between major-city voters and rural voters changed very little in last year’s election. In fact, Democrats made a 4-point comeback with rural voters in 2018. The oft-told story of the 2018 election is that the gap between rural […]

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