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Washington Post: Clinton and Trump’s demographic tug of war

September 16, 2016

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.

See the whole feature.