Red Blue Covid by State

As of May 13, here are the Total number of U.S. coronavirus (COVID-19) cases by state and political leanings.  The two charts below show the total number of cases (first chart) and the rate, or number per 100,000 residents, in the second chart.  These data come from a site called Statista (click HERE to see the source), and we have simply taken their graph and colored it red or blue based on their voting record.  The graph backs up what you may have heard from Rush and others – the states with the most Coronavirus cases and the highest rates are blue:

Ahh, you may say.  But those states also have the most people!  Yes.  So we also did another version that looks at the RATE (number of cases per 100,000 folks), taking the data from this Statista graph.  The results are very similar – red states on the low end, blue on the top:

This could change, but as it stands now, Republicans are coming out on the bottom. And, in this case, that is a good thing.