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A detailed analysis of the election in Georgia offers clues ahead of two rounds of the Senate.
Our friends at The Upshot took a close look at the election results in Georgia and came back with a detailed picture of how Biden overthrew the Blue State for the first time since 1992.
The analysis shows where Democrats should retain their new supporters – and where they could stand to rally their base more effectively – as they seek to reverse two Senate seats in the second round of elections scheduled for January.
Biden made big gains among affluent, college-educated and older voters in suburban Atlanta, according to an analysis of the constituency-level results. And although he won overwhelmingly among black voters, the turnout was low compared to other racial and ethnic groups, based on an analysis of turnout data from the Georgia Secretary of State.
The black share of the electorate fell to its lowest level since 2006, to 27% after falling to 27.7% in 2016.
As Nate cohn, Matthew conlen and Charlie smart report, the results suggest Democrats did not necessarily build a new progressive majority between white liberals and non-white voters, as some had hoped. Biden’s victory depended on a growing anti-Trump vote in the traditionally moderate and conservative suburbs.
If Democrats can increase the black share of the electorate in the second round of the Senate while retaining these suburban Biden converts, they could potentially improve his support of 49.5% in the presidential election.
Georgia is one of the few states that requires voters to indicate their race when registering to vote, which gives an exceptionally accurate account of the racial makeup of the electorate.
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