The Amazon sweepstakes

Updated: Oct. 26, 2017

Amazon says it has received 238 proposals from states, provinces and cities interested in hosting the online retailer’s second headquarters and its up to 50,000 workers. While Amazon hasn’t identified them by name, the map below charts places that have announced bids or publicly considered it since Amazon announced it was seeking a second home. Click on a city for more details.

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Sources: U.S. Census, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Statistics Canada, The Brookings Institute, The Brookfield Institute,,, Canadian Real Estate Association, Good Jobs First
Thomas Wilburn / The Seattle Times