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One Country Project Releases Latest Rural Impeachment Reports


January 9, 2020

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One Country Project Releases Latest Rural Impeachment Reports

Data Suggests Rural Commenters Are Paying Attention to Process, Many Looking for Information Before Taking a Side  

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, the One Country Project (OCP) released the sixth and seventh installments of its impeachment social media listening project, which analyzes how rural Americans active on social media in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin are discussing the impeachment process.

“Over the course of our analyses, we have found that online commenters in rural areas were highly engaged in the impeachment debate,” OCP founding board member and former North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp. “There are people who are dug in on either side of the debate, but a decline in the share of discussion from the opposition and the growth from those looking for answers shows that for many, the jury is still out.

“Democratic leadership would be wise to seize the moment by hammering home the merits of the charges while highlighting the determination of Mitch McConnell and the Republican Senate to put party above a fair trial in order to protect Trump.”

OCP observed social media traffic from December 10 to December 23, 2019 and from December 24, 2019 to January 5, 2020. The analyses identified several key insights:

View the seventh report online. You can read OCP co-founder Heitkamp’s observations on these and past analyses on the OCP blog.

This is the latest of an ongoing series of rural social listening memos and data released by OCP.


About One Country Project    

The One Country Project, led by former Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly, is working to promote greater opportunities for rural communities and ensure leaders earn their support. One Country is reengaging with rural Americans, serving as a clearinghouse of research and information for rural Americans, and working to ensure leaders regain trust by fighting for these communities. To learn more, visit the website, OneCountryProject.org 




Posted on January 9, 2020 in Press Releases.
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