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February 06, 2006


For more background on income, working conditions and electoral preferences by state, see the discussion of the University of Massachusetts' "Work Environment Index."

I just asked about this point on Kevin's site, but I'll ask it here, too: did the researchers take race into account at all? The example Kevin sites as a state that has great disparity in rich/poor voting is Mississippi; the example in your post of little disparity is Connecticut. What else distinguishes these states? Mississippi's black population dwarfs Connecticut's, and blacks vote enormously disproportionately for Dems.

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