Interactive: How Areas With Highly-Educated Chicagoans Voted

SHARE Interactive: How Areas With Highly-Educated Chicagoans Voted
SHARE Interactive: How Areas With Highly-Educated Chicagoans Voted

Comparing educational attainment levels with the results of the Feb. 24 mayoral race reveals differences in the percentage of the population with high school, college and graduate degrees where Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia found support. Use this map to see the percentage of vote won by each candidate compared to where the population with a bachelor’s degree or higher is above the Chicago average of 34.2%

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