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Who Watches More Porn: Republicans Or Democrats?

Let's take a look at the body politic, shall we? Turns out that porn is a highly accurate predictor of presidential politics.

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Pornhub's data team split the country into red and blue states—based on the 2012 election—and then took the total number of pages viewed per state and divided that by the population.

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They ended up with a pageviews per capita. And democrats came out on top, watching 13% more porn on average.

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They could have called the 2012 election with 70% accuracy. Which is impressive, considering what we're talking about.

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They also figured out that using the same metrics, Pornhub's team could have correctly predicted the votes of nine out of the 12 swing states.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.

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