Saturday, January 14, 2017

UPDATE. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania is a Trump election success story

Trump easily flips the vote with a 19-point margin of victory.  Democrats experience a 13-point drop compared to 2012.

10/14/2016 update, "Trump travels to Luzerne County PA to fan the flames of prejudice", starts here.

Reported by Binyamin Applebaum
The Hispanic population grew faster in Luzerne County, which includes Hazleton, than almost any other county between 2000 and 2011, according to the Pew Research Center. While immigration has slowed since the 2008 recession, Hispanics continue to move here from larger cities like New York and Paterson, N.J.

Map source (arrows added)

Hazelton is located about 30 miles south-southwest of Wilkes-Barre.   Both communities are located in Luzerne County.

Source:  Wikipedia

Original 10/11/2016 post, "Trump temporarily makes Wilkes-Barre PA more populous again", starts here.

9,000 attend a rally at the city's Mohegan Sun Arena, which has a capacity of 10,000 for concerts.

Source:  Wikipedia

Source:  U.S. Census Quickfacts

Your assignment:  In 20 seconds, find 10 people of color in the audience in these photos.

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