Statistics of the Day
Yesterday, I posted a breakdown of the percentages of metro areas of various sizes that Clinton and Trump won.
The following chart complements that chart because it breaks down the vote by number of counties carried by each candidate and the relative GDP of those counties, with a comparison between the 2016 and 2012 numbers included:
Here is what the chart looks like more graphically:
These statistics are taken from an article written by Mark Muro and Sifan Liu for the Brookings Institute. Their complete article is available at: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2016/11/29/another-clinton-trump-divide-high-output-america-vs-low-output-america/?utm.