Demographer looks at the changing American map on Election Day 2008

Tuesday, November 04, 2008


Four years ago today, President Bush claimed 51 percent of the popular vote to Kerry's 48 percent, with a margin of about 3.5 million votes. With expanded Republican majorities in Congress, it looked as though the president's blend of free-market economics, cultural conservatism and hawkishness on national security might create long-lasting Republican rule. But political demographer Ruy Teixeira suggests otherwise.


Ruy Teixeira

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