Voters wait in line to vote at University City Regional Library in Charlotte last month. Rural areas went heavily Republican in this year’s election, while Democrats enjoyed an advantage in urban areas – underscoring what some see as a deepening urban-rural divide.
Voters wait in line to vote at University City Regional Library in Charlotte last month. Rural areas went heavily Republican in this year’s election, while Democrats enjoyed an advantage in urban areas – underscoring what some see as a deepening urban-rural divide. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Voters wait in line to vote at University City Regional Library in Charlotte last month. Rural areas went heavily Republican in this year’s election, while Democrats enjoyed an advantage in urban areas – underscoring what some see as a deepening urban-rural divide. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Election exposes NC urban and rural fault lines

November 18, 2016 06:41 PM

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