“The” suburbs are often lumped together and treated as an undifferentiated monolith. Folks who
live in the suburbs are assumed to be predominantly Republican and conservative. A Humphrey
Institute and Minnesota Public Radio News poll conducted between January 20 and January 27,
2008 reveals significant differences between the suburbs and the urban core but also within the
suburbs themselves. 917 Minnesota residents were interviewed, with a margin of error of 3.2
Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, UMN
Jacobs, Lawrence; Miller, Joanne.
The Political Battle for Minnesota’s Suburbs.
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