In Oregon, the traditional Dem wins some (but generally not all) of eight counties--Multnomah, Washington, Hood River, Columbia, Clatsop, Lincoln, Lane, and Benton. Obama won Multnomah (2004 Kerry vote: 72%) and Grant (percent white--97, 2004 Kerry vote: 19%). This guy has serious crossover potential.
Obama - 20 counties.
Clinton - 13 counties
(2 with no results)
Whites - Obama 57%
White Dems - Obama 54%
White women - Obama 50%
Earn less than $50k - Obama 53%
Catholics - Obama 51%
Total: Obama 58%, Clinton 42% (76% reporting)
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Oregon Deflates the "Whites" Meme
There's something wrong with West Virginia and Kentucky. Dunno what, but here's how true and good-hearted whites (even those "downscale" whites) vote: