Thursday, November 10, 2016

Let's compare 2016 with previous elections.

For use in class: David Leip's political atlas.

Neither Trump not Clinton received as many votes as the winner in 2012, 2008 or 2004.

- Click here for voter turnout rates.

Here's an analysis claiming that Clinton lost because Democrats did not show up to vote.

I made a chart showing the popular vote turnout in 2008, 2012 and 2016. Hillary didn't lose because the Republicans grew their base; she lost because the Democrats didn't come out to vote. [OC]

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