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How Votes Have Shifted: Changes in Partisan Performance 2000-2016

July 24, 2017

Demographic change is slowly, but inevitably, moving Western states to the left.

By Reid Wilson
The 11th story in The Hill’s Changing America series, in which they investigate the demographic and economic trends shaping the nation’s politics. Nevada’s booming growth underscores the two trends working most in Democrats’ favor: the rising power of cities that are acting more reliably liberal, and the expanding influence of Hispanic-Americans who are becoming the nation’s largest minority community.  Read more here.