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An analysis of voting patterns in the 2020 presidential election by the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program finds that Joe Biden won 51.5% of the popular vote, but the counties that voted for him represent 70% of total U.S. economic output as measured by GDP. This economic-political divide represents an increase over 2016 when Hilary Clinton won 51.1% of the popular vote and counties representing 64% of GDP. www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2020/11/09/biden-voting-counties-equal-70-of-americas-economy-what-does-this-mean-for-the-nations-political-economic-divide/
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