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The Sciences

Prop 37 vs. Obama (by county)

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanNovember 23, 2012 10:12 AM

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Following up my request a reader crunched the numbers (here is his data table) to show the association between supporting supporting Proposition 37 and voting for Barack Obama by county in California:

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From what I know this issue really polarized people in highly educated liberal enclaves in the state of California. Many of my Left non-scientist friends supported the measure because of an anti-corporate animus. But, another issue that sometimes came up was transparency and fair play, in a "teach the controversy" fashion. My own contention is on the scientific point there is no controversy.

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