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Response to Maru Kitteh (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 06:21 PM

18. Not attending college does not mean Trump voters aren't wealthy

You can’t judge Trump voters from his rallies. People making pretty good money really helped put Trump in office.

The Washington Post
2017

*It’s time to bust the myth: Most Trump voters were not working class.

“The truth is more complicated: many of the voters without college educations who supported Trump were relatively affluent. The graph below breaks down white non-Hispanic voters by income and education. Among people making under the median household income of $50,000, there was a 15 to 20 percentage-point difference in Trump support between those with a college degree and those without. But the same gap was present — and actually larger — among Americans making more than $50,000 and $100,000 annually.

To look at it another way, among white people without college degrees who voted for Trump, nearly 60 percent were in the top half of the income distribution. In fact, one in five white Trump voters without a college degree had a household income over $100,000.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/06/05/its-time-to-bust-the-myth-most-trump-voters-were-not-working-class/

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