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WalletHub Study: Red States Lead Recovery, Blue States Lag

A assessment of the unemployment charges on the finish of July vs. January 2020 and July 2019 present a variety of traditionally purple states main the restoration and the traditionally blue states lagging essentially the most, based on a WalletHub study released Friday.

The states whose unemployment charges are bouncing again essentially the most amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic within the high 15 are, per the research:

    1. Idaho.
    1. Utah.
    1. Kentucky.
    1. Nebraska.
    1. Montana.
    1. Wyoming.
    1. Iowa.
    1. Wisconsin.
    1. Missouri.
    1. Arkansas.
    1. South Dakota.
    1. Oklahoma.
    1. Maryland.
    1. Kansas.
    1. North Dakota.

The backside of the barrel on bettering unemployment charges embrace lots of the traditionally blue states, together with a few of the largest states run by Democrat governors amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, per WalletHub:

    1. Massachusetts.
    1. New York.
    1. Hawaii.
    1. Nevada.
    1. Florida.
    1. New Jersey.
    1. California.
    1. Pennsylvania.
    1. New Mexico.
    1. Rhode Island.
    1. Maine.
    1. Illinois.
    1. South Carolina.
    1. Delaware.
    1. Oregon.

There are some 2020 presidential election battlegrounds in each the highest 15 and backside 15, most notably Wisconsin, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maine, and South Carolina.

South Carolina was the state that helped flip round Joe Biden’s sinking Democrat presidential main hopes on the energy of the Black vote after Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., threw his political weight behind Biden.

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