Lots of talk in PA was about whether Barack Obama could get enough of the vote among working class whites to carry the state.
Non-College White Vote
2004 42% 58%
2008 42% 56%
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In the PA primary, 76% of white working class voters went for Clinton; now they're going for Obama.
Whites w/College Degree
2004 46% 54%
2008 52% 48%
A whopping 9 out of 10 voters in Pennsylvania are worried about the economy. This group voted for Obama by a 60% to 39% margin.
Union households make up roughly a quarter of the Keystone state’s electorate (26%).
Union Household Vote
64% = Obama
35% = McCain