What Would George Washington Drive?*

Today is Election Day in the U.S.

Today is Election Day in the U.S.

While not exactly being a Nate Silver for this year’s election, John Krafcik, president of TrueCar, says, “There’s unquestionably a link between vehicle choice and the political landscape—you see this clearly in the state-by-state data.”

Which you can see here, the breakdown between political orientation and whether people in that state are pickup or car buyers.


“Our bold call is that trucks and SUVs will outnumber cars and minivans at polling stations in swing states this year”—of which RealClearPolitics.com says there are 10 out of the 36 states in which there are Senate races—“putting Republicans back in control of the Senate for the first time since 2006.”

*Probably a horse-and-wagon.