get moving, millennials

Millennials are moving at historically low rates for young adults as pew research points out in this article. What is going on?! Fewer Millennials have spouses, children, and own homes than the generations before them- all things that could stop someone from relocating, but for millennials this doesn’t seem to matter. They are still staying put. What gives? I’m going to hope it’s motivation and let this be your motivation… MOVE TO A SWING STATE!!! photo credit: Mechanik / Shutterstock.com photo credit: Mechanik / Shutterstock.com

swing state real estate update: under $250,000 in raleigh

The Swing State Migration Project will periodically post real estate listings in swing states of interest. Can’t believe how little $300,000 gets you in NYC or San Francisco or Seattle…? Check out how far your dollar goes in our Swing States… To Raleigh, North Carolina. 7916 Featherstone Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615 image from zillow.com.…

small city mayor in swing state gets it right

Let me introduce you to the mayor of Gainseville, Florida, Mayor Lauren Poe. He has a pretty progressive facebook feed and the world is taking note.  Gainesville is a small city of just over 100,000 and this mayor is making a big impact! With the University of Florida within Gainseville’s Alachua county, its no surprise that Hillary Clinton won nearly 60% of the vote in 2016 in this county. What is surprising is that this mayor is saying it like it is and keeping up the momentum of a progressive movement. This swamp city in the middle of nowhere in north, central Florida is…

best cities to live in U.S.- swing states are 7 out of 20

In the list of the top 20 cities to live in the United States by U.S. News and World Report, cities within swing states snag 7 of the top 20 spots. Colorado and North Carolina came out on top with two cities featured in the top 20. On the website, U.S. News and World Report cited these…

swing states dominate in best graduate schools 2018 rankings

  Swing states dominate these new rankings of the top graduate schools in the nation. Eleven out of our thirteen swing states have universities represented on this list of the best graduate programs in the nation. The list of the Nation’s Top Graduate schools was published in this article by U.S. News and World Report.  If…

swing state migration project was born

This is Tallahassee. Tallahassee is where I grew up and it is a liberal enclave in a consistently blue county within a swing state. Now I live in Alexandria, Virginia- same story. It is a liberal bubble in an otherwise red state. These are beautiful cities and they are great places to live- economic, political…

must understand the electoral college

The Electoral College is the key to the Swing State Migration Project. To understand our project, you have to understand the Electoral College. You can find a great video within this article that explains everything you need to know about the Electoral College. The most important thing to know is that… “In every state except…