Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Less educated people voted for Trump

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Don Smith     Permalink    (# of views)   2 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 11/23/16

Become a Fan
  (22 fans)

Statistical guru Nate Silver presents an analysis suggesting that it's low educational levels, rather than income, that predicts which voters voted for Trump.  'I took a list of all 981 U.S. counties with 50,000 or more people and sorted it by the share of the population that had completed at least a four-year college degree. Hillary Clinton improved on President Obama’s 2012 performance in 48 of the country’s 50 most-well-educated counties. And on average, she improved on Obama’s margin of victory in these countries by almost 9 percentage points, even though Obama had done pretty well in them to begin with.'  But in the less educated counties, 'Clinton lost ground relative to Obama in 47 of the 50 counties — she did an average of 11 percentage points worse, in fact.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At fivethirtyeight.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

DFA organizer, Democratic Precinct Committee Officer, writer, and programmer. My op-ed pieces have appeared in the Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and elsewhere. See http://WALiberals.org and http://TruthSite.org for my writing, my (more...)
 

Don Smith Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)