Who Matters - and - How Much?
Black Lives Matter - "Riots" - Covid19 - what really matters? Who are we talking about? Let's look at 2016's presidential vote totals. Among the much larger group of white voters who had not completed college (44% of all voters), Trump won by more than two-to-one (64% to 28%). Women were 13 percentage points more likely than men to have voted for Clinton (54% among women, 41% among men). About half (52%) of validated voters were married; among them, Trump had a 55% to 39% majority. Among unmarried voters, Clinton led by a similar margin (58% to 34%). https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/2018/08/09/an-examination-of-the-2016-electorate-based-on-validated-voters/ White non-Hispanic voters preferred Trump over Clinton by 21 percentage points (58% to 37%), according to the exit poll conducted by Edison Research for the National Election Pool. Clinton held an 80-point advantage among blacks (88% to 8%) compared with Obama’s 87-point edge four years ago (93% to 6%)