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The region's emerging majority is progressive. Its capitols are more conservative than ever. Something's got to give.
Political affiliation differs tremendously from region to region. This article is a great reminder that there is plenty of intraregional diversity in the South as well. Migration, urbanization and a changing economic landscape is reshaping Southern demographics as well as the voting constituency. Imagining that all of the South will vote in one particular way as a solid block is now an antiquated way of thinking about Southern politics.
Tags: political, the South, regions.
The Atlantic CitiesThe Real Boundaries of the Bible BeltThe Atlantic CitiesReligion in America has an unmistakable geographic dimension.
I have lived in three Southern states: North Carolina, Georgia and Kentucky. Each time I moved, I was being told that I was going to be living in the "buckle" of the Bible Belt!