The Effect of College Education On the Presidential Election

These are—according to Fox Business data—the best and worst educated states in the United States of America, ordered by percentage of residents 25 or older with at least a bachelor's degree in 2011. The table also shows how those states voted. Can you see any pattern?

Perhaps there's no correlation. Perhaps it is just a coincidence. Maybe we should ask the next Secretary of Wizardry and Mathemagics, Nate Silver. Whatever the answer is, I just know that I freaking love statistics. [Happy Place via Neil deGrasse Tyson]


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