In 2016 rural Michigan voters delivered an upset victory for Bernie Sanders. This year, they voted with the rest of the state for his opponent, Joe Biden. Other states in Tuesday’s primaries followed the same trend.Read More...
A new type of organizer is at work in the rural South. Their work is occurring for the most part outside partisan politics, and they plan to be there for the long haul, according to this analysis from the online journal Facing South.
Candidate Amy Klobuchar made rural voters a major focus of her campaign, based in large part on her winning approach at home. But did presidential primary voters in greater Minnesota respond?
Biden started strong in the state’s largest cities and finished even stronger among rural voters. Bernie Sanders saw support decline a bit as voters became more rural.
In the last debate before the Super Tuesday primaries, Democrats examine rural angles on guns, housing, and healthcare.