Food Stamp Map

Here’s a link to the NY Times interactive food stamp usage map. Go look at it, then look at this next image of Congressional districts.

2012 election - Congressional district results

There are some obvious similarities, but some places that don’t match, such as up in New England and the California coast. These places are pretty solidly blue, but have food stamp usage below national average. The rest of the blue areas correspond to cities and reservations with higher food stamp usage and large minority populations.


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