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February 22, 2017

2016 election numbers perspective

Filed under: General,Political Rant — Tags: , , , , — Bryan @ 11:46 pm

The next time someone tells you about how the people who elected trump represent half of the country, remember this information (collected from U.S. Census data and final election results).

Based on an estimated U.S. population of 322,762,018 for 2016, Trump voters accounted for:

  • 19.5% of the U.S. population
  • 27.2% of eligible voters
  • 31.5% of registered voters

(Breakdowns follow and please feel free to check my math.)

The U.S. entered 2016 with an estimated population of 322,762,018 according to an end-of-year estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau

  • 231,556,622 were eligible to vote

Of those:

  • 200,000,000 registered to vote (approx)

Of those:

  • 65,844,610 voted for Clinton
  • 62,979,636 voted for Trump
  • 7,804,213 voted for others
  • 63,371,541 did not vote (approx)

—-Breakdowns—-

Of the U.S. population:

  • 20.4% Clinton
  • 19.5% Trump
  • 2.4% other
  • 19.6% no vote
    remainder ineligible or not registered to vote.

Of the 231.5 million of the population of eligible voters:

  • 28.4% Clinton
  • 27.2% Trump
  • 3.4% other
  • 27.3% no vote
    remainder eligible to vote but did not register.

Of 200 million registered voters:

  • 32.9% Clinton
  • 31.5% Trump
  • 3.9% other
  • 31.7% no vote
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