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.