Gerry Canavan

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Image of the Day, Plus Young Voters

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Image of the day: the New York Times‘s map of changing national demographics between 2004 and 2008. At right: a county-by-county map of places that voted more Democratic this year.

As you can see, it’s just about everywhere.

More on demos from The Next Right, which notes with some dismay that “Obama has reshaped the electorate. And it’s been only partially through new voter registration. He has gobbled up every last, existing young voter and African American.” Given the “stickiness” of both voting behavior and party ID, locking up new voters so completely bespeaks the sort of transformational realignment I’ve been hoping we’d see.

Written by gerrycanavan

November 7, 2008 at 2:05 am

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