States That Voted Against Obama Usually Rely More On Federal Grants
The average state that voted against Obama in both elections relied on federal grants for nearly 34 percent of the budget, according to The Hill.By Briana Altergott | August 30, 2016
States that voted against President Barack Obama in both 2008 and 2012 are typically more dependent on federal funding, according to analysis of a new report out this week.
The report The Pew Charitable Trusts released on Monday outlines how much of each state's total revenue came from federal grants in state fiscal year 2014.
And further analysis of that data by The Hill found a connection between many states that voted against Obama in both elections and their federal funding.