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A Map of The 2016 Transit Referendum, Correlated with the Presidential Vote

I’ve always tried to avoid the topic of politics on this blog. I’ve long felt that the core values of Urban Indy could appeal to a wide spectrum of the general public. With that in mind, I decided it still would be interesting to see how many Indianapolis precincts split their tickets in 2016. A general narrative is that Democrats are usually friendlier to transit than Republicans, but this precinct map shows that there are plenty of exceptions to that narrative within Indianapolis:

Image Credit: Kevin Kastner

This is just a subset of who won in each precinct. There are also variations within each precinct that cut both ways. Anecdotally, I know of several Gary Johnson voters who were also transit voters. Cities contain multitudes.

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4 Responses to “ “A Map of The 2016 Transit Referendum, Correlated with the Presidential Vote”

  1. Thanks for doing the work to put this together. One of the most interesting things I find here is how stark the north-south split in the city is. When I was growing up, I remember people saying, “The South starts at 38th St.” Now I think it starts around Raymond St.

  2. Here is my map of the actual transit vote, fwiw.

  3. Janice says:

    Not surprised at all that Ravenswood voted for Trump.

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