Source: CNN 2016 Election Center
Life in the sickest town in America. (The Atlantic, 1/22/2015)
Yet many of the people in the surrounding county, Buchanan, derive their income from Social Security Disability Insurance, the government program for people who are deemed unfit for work because of permanent physical or mental wounds. Along with neighboring counties, Buchanan has one of the highest percentages of adult disability recipients in the nation, according to a 2014 analysis by the Urban Institute’s Stephan Lindner. Nearly 20 percent of the area's adult residents received government SSDI benefits in 2011, the most recent year Lindner was able to analyze.
Other Super Tuesday primaries.
In a Super Tuesday smackdown on Sarah Palin, Alaska voters give Ted Cruz a win in GOP caucus. (3/2/2016)
The 2nd tier of the Texas panhandle: Where Democrats are also few and far between, (3/2/2016)
The 'crown' of the Texas panhandle: Where Democrats are few and far between. (3/2/2016)