Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

Gender, Race and Gubernatorial Elections: A County Level Analysis
Uchenna N. Akpom, Young D. Nwoye

Using county demographic data from 36 states, this study examines the role of gender and race in the determination of gubernatorial elections in the United States. OLS was used to investigate this relationship. First, the result shows that white females with college degree tend to vote republican in gubernatorial elections. Secondly, more and more black males with college degree now tend to vote republican. Regardless of race, those that are unemployed votes democrat, while whites with above average income votes for the republicans in gubernatorial elections.

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