Thursday, March 14, 2019

Not Trump's America: Greetings from Orange County, Florida, where Democrats have won the past 5 presidential elections

Trump won 49.1 percent of the vote to Clinton's 47.7 percent — a difference of about 130,000 votes of the 9.5 million cast. 
Trump racked up huge margins over Democrat Clinton in rural counties to counter her substantial advantages in urban counties, including Orange.

Source:  Wikipedia
Orlando is the county seat

% of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree:
  • 32.7% - Orange County
  • 28.5% - Florida
  • 30.9% - U.S.

In 2016, Clinton expanded the Democrats' margin of victory by 6 percentage points in Orange County.

Source:  Wikipedia
3rd party votes: 19.2% in 1992, 8.5% in 1996, 4.9 % in 2016
(George Wallace received 27.1% of the vote in 1968, second to Nixon's 50.5%))

Other Not Trump's America posts:
Georgia.  Cobb County:  Clinton flips GOP in 2016.  (3/10/2019)
Georgia.  Douglas County:  Obama flips GOP in 2008.  (3/10/2019)
North Carolina.  Forsyth County:  Obama flips in 2008.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Guilford County.  Kerry flips GOP in 2004.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Mecklenburg County.  Kerry flips GOP in 2004.  (3/13/2019)
North Carolina.  Wake County.  Obama flips GOP in 2008.  (3/20/2019)
Pennsylvania.  Chester County:  Obama flips GOP in 2008.  (3/11/2019)

Related series:
Blue zone sees Trump as con man
Greetings from Trump's America
Red but not totally into this Trump's America thing

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