Washington Post: Clinton and Trump’s demographic tug of war
Which candidates are earning the support of the Rising American Electorate? The Washington Post’s new graphic gives us some insight:
The presidential contest is often compared to a horse race, with the candidates fighting to finish in first place Election Day. We offer a bit of a different metaphor here. The campaign is also a series of simultaneously fought tug-of-war matches for different demographic groups — based on gender, age and race/ethnicity among others.
Our monthly Washington Post-ABC News poll provides a glimpse into which demographic groups Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are attracting and how that support has changed over time.