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Kelly Ditmar: Black Women Voters By the Numbers

March 8, 2016

Kelly Ditmar of the Center for American Women and Politics has a new post on HuffPost Politics analyzing the role of African-American women in the Democratic primary thus far:

Black voters voted overwhelmingly for Clinton in Democratic primaries across the nine states where race data is available, and the proportion of black women casting ballots for Clinton was even greater than the proportion of black men, based on exit polls reporting race by gender data. […] Most significantly, Clinton has won more than 85 percent of black women’s votes in each of these states. […] Clinton’s support among black women voters is even more significant since they have turned out at the highest rates of any race/gender subgroup in the past two presidential elections.

Read the whole post here.