Voter Demographics

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH

The following charts suggest that the demographic challenges that the GOP faces in this presidential election may have been put in stark profile by Trump’s very divisive candidacy, but they reflect, instead, longer-term and deepening problems for the party:

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The following charts are taken from a GIF attached to an article for Business Insider written by Sam Raga [http://www.businessinsider.com/animated-map-demographics-vote-election-president-trump-clinton-2016-10?nr]:

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The following chart cited cited in an article in the Long Island News and taken from an article in the New York Times, which reproduced it from an article in the National Journal, indicates why the concentration of Democratic voters in urban areas facilitates gerrymandering:

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2 thoughts on “Voter Demographics

  1. These demographics are really, almost, unimportant given the political truth of the break down that have occurred amongst their own leadership/platform at the Republican conventions of 2012 and 2016.

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