The weird case of Elliott County

538 report:

The streak is over. For the first time in its 148 years of existence, Elliott County, Kentucky, failed to vote for the Democratic candidate in a presidential election. Based on current vote counts, Trump will finish with 70 percent of the vote, a huge swing from the 47 percent that Romney received in a narrow 2012 loss.

If it has voted democratic for 148 years then that is the longest stretch of the 3,143 counties in America.

They had almost 5,000 registered Democrats and just 227 Republicans. Yet Trump got 70% of the vote.

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