Abortion amendment vote: Rural vs. Urban and where it plays


If you are looking for a roadmap to how the state constitutional amendment on abortion might unfold on Election Day, there are plenty of places to turn to as a guide.

Four times since 2014, states have approved similar constitutional amendments that would ensure abortion is not a protected constitutional right.

And each time, those amendments prevailed at the polls with the help of rural voters even while losing urban population centers in those states.

If what has unfolded in West Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana is any kind of an indicator, rural areas will again play an important part . . .


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