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Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion => 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Results => Topic started by: darklordoftech on November 07, 2019, 06:29:58 pm



Title: Why did McCain do better than Kerry in some counties in Kansas and South Dakota?
Post by: darklordoftech on November 07, 2019, 06:29:58 pm
In 9 counties in Kansas and 3 counties in South Dakota, McCain did better than Kerry. What caused these counties to swing towards McCain?


Title: Re: Why did McCain do better than Kerry in some counties in Kansas and South Dakota?
Post by: VPH on December 20, 2019, 03:16:15 pm
Most of the parts of Kansas he outperformed Kerry in had been trending GOP for a while. Wheat-growing German country including some places Dems used to do well in like Ellis County. Since 1992, where Clinton somehow prevailed, GOP win margins Presidentially continued to increase there.