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The great realignment

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2022
From The Left
Politics, Demographics, Republican Party, Democratic Party, Elections, Hispanic Voters
Illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios

Shifts in the demographics of the two parties' supporters — taking place before our eyes — are arguably the biggest political story of our time.

The big picture: Republicans are becoming more working class and a little more multiracial. Democrats are becoming more elite and a little more white.

Why it matters: Democrats' hopes for retaining power rest on nonwhite voters remaining a reliable part of the party's coalition. Democrats' theory of the case collapses if Republicans make even incremental gains with those voters.

Even small inroads with Hispanic voters could tip a...

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https://www.axios.com/2022/07/14/republicans-democrats-hispnanic-voters

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