Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Zigzagging our way to the polls in Wisconsin, 1948-2014

Mountain high:
  • 73%
    • 1960:  Kennedy (D) vs. Nixon (R)
    • 2004:  G. W. Bush (R) vs. John Kerry (D)
Valley low
  • 39%
    • 1974:   Think Watergate.  Nixon resigns on August 9.
    • 1990:  Midterm during George H. W Bush's 1-term presidency.

Inspired by In the U.S., Almost No One Votes in Local Elections.  (CityLab, 11/1/2016)

Will update after I locate or compile statistics for spring elections in Wisconsin.

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