📊 The Gist: In a recent report, WalletHub ranks Georgia fourth nationwide in political engagement among African Americans, highlighting significant participation in elections and representation in Congress.
🔍 The Details: The study assessed states on black voter turnout and registration for recent elections, and representation in the U.S. House. Georgia shone with:
- A notable fifth place in black voter turnout for the 2022 Midterms.
- Fourth overall in political engagement among African Americans.
- Leading the nation in proportional representation of black people in the U.S. House.
📈 By The Numbers:
- 14th in Black Voter Turnout (2020 Presidential Election)
- 5th in Black Voter Turnout (2022 Midterm Elections)
- 21st in Black Voter Registration (2020 Presidential Election)
- 13th in Black Voter Registration (2022 Midterm Elections)
🌍 The Big Picture: This analysis comes at a pivotal time with Black History Month and primary season underway, spotlighting the integral role of African American political participation in shaping U.S. democracy.
💡 Why It Matters: With Georgia now considered a swing state, any change in voter turnout could put Georgia at center stage during election season.
🔗 Go Deeper: For more insights and the full report, visit WalletHub’s analysis at States With the Highest Political Engagement Among African Americans.
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