Friday, November 18, 2016

Key Facts From 2016 Exit Polls Shows Georaphic, Gender and Race Impact On Election

Gender was an important issue in this election.  Hillary Clinton won 54% of the woman vote but there were huge differences by race and geography.  Clinton only won 43% of white woman vote nationally.  She only received 34% of the white vote from women in rural areas.   The results were similar for men.  Trump won 53% of the national male vote but he won 63% the white male vote.  In rural areas Trump won 73% of the white male vote.  Race made a huge difference in the election and the white advantage enjoyed by Trump was amplified in Rural America.

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