Red and blue states map. One of the great conundrums of the american political scene is why the poorer states colloquially known as red states tend to vote republican or conservative while the richer states the. Maps of political trends and election results including electoral maps of the 2016 us presidential election between hillary clinton and donald trump. Picking up on yesterdays theme the fiscal cliff lets look at the wider context to the argument between left and right over taxes and spending cuts. The polarization has been present for only three close elections 2000 2004 and 2016.
The map implies the existence of a fundamental political divide between contiguous northern and southern regions of. Every one of texas major cities austin dallas houston and san antonio voted democratic in 2012. In several states on tuesday voters were. Presidential election that satirizes the redblue states scheme by dividing the united states and canada into the united states of canada and jesusland.
The key to winning back a democratic house is right here with diverse candidates like those below. An ocean of blue for reagan. The jesusland map is an internet meme created shortly after the 2004 us. Blue states barack obama won in 2012 are more educated than red states.
As more states went for reagan his campaign workers gleefully began to refer to the increasingly blue map as lake reagan.