Check the geography of the last election. That will explain it to you. Beekeeping and other ag activities are naturally located in the more rural areas.
Remove the voters of both sides from the 10 largest cities and the reps. would have won by a major landslide.
The election was won by votes from many who have never seen a bee, chicken, or cow alive.
The majority of our country does share the thoughts, it's just the majority of the people who vote, many several times, who make up the electoral.