ge & Gender (Voting population, by generation) 20-34 35-54 55-69 70+

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Midterm Project Part 2: Political Structure

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Note: For this week you only need to view this assignment to move ahead in the module. You have until Sunday at 11:59 PM to complete this assignment.


In this assignment you will be asked to choose 2 of 11 major ‘swing states’ from the 2016 election and find recent statistical data on the following:

Income Median household income Percentage below poverty level (If possible, types of households & income)

Education Secondary & Post Secondary education

Ethnicity/Race Statewide Percentages of ethic groups

Age & Gender (Voting population, by generation) 20-34 35-54 55-69 70+

Percentages for all four areas are more helpful than actual numbers.

You will use this data to help you complete your memo.

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Swing States

For an overview of the different swing states, please check out this article, Battleground ( states-2016-election/2016/06/what-are-the-swing-states-in-2016-list-224327) .

Colorado Florida Iowa Nevada New Hampshire North Carolina Ohio Virginia Wisconsin Michigan Pennsylvania


In writing it’s important to use statistics to support your arguments/conclusions about a subject. A helpful place to go for statistics about different states is the United States Census Bureau website. The American Fact Finder, Community Facts ( will have a lot of current information listed by state.

Make certain to list where you have gotten your information. You need to cite your sources using APA, MLA, or Chicago Style. You can look at the example below for a Chicago Style citation of a webpage from the Census Bureau.

Sample citation:

U.S. Bureau of the Census. Poverty Areas. ONLINE. 1995. Census Bureau. Available: [10 Dec. 1995].

How to Complete Your Assignment

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1. Create and upload your information in the form of a chart. Make certain to list your references in APA, MLA, or Chicago format below the chart.

2. Submit your work here in the CANVAS system as a Word 97-2003, .docx or other word processing file. (Google Docs ( , Open Office ( are also acceptable. If you are using iWorks, please convert to one of these files, as your instructor may not be able to view your document.)

Directions to Submit 1. On the right hand Menu, you will see a SUBMIT ASSIGNMENT button with a white plus sign. 2. Click on the SUBMIT ASSIGNMENT button. Then click BROWSE to look for your file on your computer.