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Why Biden didn't do better in big cities

Nov 15, 2020 - Politico

He failed to produce the massive big-city margins some Democrats expected. One reason is that Trump surpassed his 2016 performance in many cities.

PHILADELPHIA - Democrats were counting on massive big-city margins this year, hoping to avoid a repeat of four years ago when unexpectedly low voter turnout in several key cities helped Donald Trump win the presidency.

But it was suburbia - not large cities - that delivered the over-the-top margins that put Joe Biden in the White House. An...