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The 1980s Geopolitical Transformation of California

By Martin W. Lewis | February 29, 2012 |
California Presidential Election 1960 map from Dave Leip's Atlas

Recent GeoCurrents posts have examined the political allegiances of various parts of California, focusing on Mendocino County. Mendocino today votes strongly for Democratic Party candidates, although not overwhelmingly so, like San Francisco. Voting history places Mendocino squarely in the Democratic camp for many decades, as the county has turned to Republican candidates only in landslide years, such 1972, 1980, and …

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