Politics

Infographic: Urban-rural split more pronounced in Pa.’s electorate
Pennsylvania currently has a Democratic governor and has voted blue in every presidential election since 1992. Geographically, however, much more of the state votes Republican, with large concentrations of Democrats in the more densely populated regions near Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

Use the tool below to track how counties have voted in the last four presidential elections and how those voting habits correspond with economic and demographic information.
Years
2000
2004
2008
2012
2016
Population
Income
Unemployment
Racial Diversity
LEGEND
County color reflects how the region voted in that year's presidential election. The darker the color the
Value
Democrat
Republican
Statewide
Population: 
Median Income: 
Unemployment: 
Racial Diversity 
State Government
Governor Tom Wolf
Democrat
Key issues/themes for PA voters
General Assembly partisanship: House - / Senate -
SOURCE: United States Census Bureau



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