New England has a lot of intricacies in its political geography that are hidden by the strong Democratic performance in much of the region. Demographic groups that trended Republican in other parts of the country didn't really do so here. With Irish Catholics in MA, that's mainly due to the legacy of Camelot.This is really cool. Makes me wanna learn more about New England politics. I never would've guessed the distribution of Solidarity's support, for instance.