How Voters Turned Virginia From Deep Red to Solid Blue

By NY Times SOUTH RIDING, Va. — Not long ago, this rolling green stretch of Northern Virginia was farmland. Most people who could vote had grown up here…they usually chose Republicans. The fields of Loudoun County are disappearing. In their place is row upon row of cookie-cutter townhouses, clipped lawns and cul-de-sacs — a suburban landscape for as far as the eye can see. Unlike three decades ago, the residents are often from other places, like India and Korea. And when they vote, it is often for Democrats. “Guns, that is the most pressing issue for me,” said Vijay Katkuri, 38, a software… …read more

Source:: FreeRepublic.com

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