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Primary Election Season: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota & Washington

FRIDAY, MAR 06, 2020

After the early primary states and Super Tuesday, voters in 18 states around the nation have weighed in on the Democratic Party presidential candidates. Now we have smaller batches of states on the primary election calendar. The next group to have primaries (on Tuesday, March 3rd) consists of Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Washington.

Learn more about the voting histories and demographics of the latest primary election states. This Social Explorer analysis compares the different states data and maps from the Census Bureau and recent presidential elections.

Voting History:

This collection of primary election states includes Michigan, which swung from supporting Obama to Trump. The following Social Explorer maps, based on data from Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, show the voting trends in the Super Tuesday states from the 2008 and 2016 general elections.

Zoom in to explore the maps and see how Michigan shifted and more details in other states around the country.

Population:

According to the 2014-18 American Community Survey, these latest primary states range in population from North Dakota (655,268) to Michigan (9,957,488). Combined, these states make up 8.9 percent of the US population. The following chart, created using Social Explorer's charting app, shows all state populations side-by-side.

 

Income:

The following chart compares median household income data among these states. The chart also includes the national median household income ($60,293 in 2018 dollars) for reference.

Visit Social Explorer's maps and reports to learn more about the different states and stay tuned for more election-related posts.

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