Capital's Control of Virginia Changing Face of Politics
by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Aug 24, 2013 | Views: 52 | Score: 0
|Voted for Obama|
|Rest of Virginia||48.3|
|All of Virginia||51.1|
2012 Presidential Election
Percentage of Voters in America in 2012 Presidential Election
Before the 2008 election, Virginia had not supported a Democratic-presidential-candidate since the wave of liberal sympathy that swept the nation in the wake of President-Kennedy's assassination. This change has been brought about primarily through the increase in population and liberalism of Northern-Virginia, which has accounted for 40% of statewide-population-growth. 1-in-3 Virginians live in the region, compared to 1-in-8 in 1970.