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People are abandoning the downtowns of Democrat-run cities, study

According to a study conducted by the Institute of Governmental Studies based in the University of California, the downtowns of woke, Democrat-run cities have been largely abandoned, the New York Post reports. According to their study, the worst hit city was San Francisco, where nearly 70% of the people who once lived and worked in its downtown core may have left. The researchers came to this conclusion after tracking the GPS signals of over 18 million cellphone users in both the US and Canada. The New York Post reports the following results: Researchers at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California at Berkeley found that San Francisco’s downtown was only 31% active between March and May, compared to pre-pandemic levels. That was followed by Cleveland, Ohio, with 36% of downtown recovery and Portland, Oregon, with 41%. Notably, all three cities are majority Democratic. […] Detroit and Chicago’s downtown areas did not fare much better in terms of activity, with just 42% and 43%, respectively, followed by Indianapolis and Minneapolis with 44% each. Raleigh, North …