Category Archives: Whites

Examining Turn-Out by Race in California

California constitutes one of the most diverse states in the United States. Here is how the Census estimates its population composition: California’s Ethnic Composition Asian 12.7% Black 6.6% Hispanic 37.0% Mixed 2.6% Native American 1.2% Pacific Islander 0.4% White 41.7% … Continue reading

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The White Vote in Washington D.C.

When Republicans attack American liberalism, they prefer to use San Francisco as a punch bag. Indeed, San Francisco does constitute quite a liberal city; in the 2008 presidential election, 84.0% of the good folk of San Francisco preferred Democratic candidate … Continue reading

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Comparing the White Vote and the General Vote

On November 4, 2008 Senator Barack Obama was elected president, winning a substantial margin over Republican candidate John McCain. In the popular vote, Mr. Obama won 52.9% of the electorate to Mr. McCain’s 45.7%; he thus took a 7.2% margin. … Continue reading

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