Catskill, New York
Local living | Soft news
24 November 2020 05:30PM
John Isaacs


“Public health officials have been pleading with Americans to stay home this year for Thanksgiving. And, despite busy airports this past weekend, most people plan to follow their advice, according to a huge survey asking Americans about their holiday plans.

“The map shows the geographic variation in those plans, and there are partisan splits, too. But even among Republicans, two-thirds are forgoing a large traditional Thanksgiving.

“Our data comes from interviews conducted by the global data and survey firm Dynata at the request of The New York Times. The firm asked a question about Thanksgiving plans, obtaining more than 150,000 survey responses from Nov. 13-23, enough data to provide estimates more detailed than at the state level. …”

Click link to read full article.

PS By my calculation, if 150,000 responded from the total US population of roughly 300 million, then — averaged — 20 or so people would have responded in “the Hudson area” (not exactly scientific!).

Any IMBY readers get polled (“even Republicans”!)?

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