Trump and Clinton: Profiles

From the new CNN/ORC poll — reformatted:

  1. Women break for Clinton (53% to 38%) while men shift Trump’s way (54% to 32%).
  2. Among women, those who are unmarried make up the core of her support, 73% of unmarried women back Clinton compared with just 36% of married women.
  3. Among men, no such marriage gap emerges, as both unmarried and married men favor Trump.
  4. Younger voters are in Clinton’s corner (54% to 29% among those under age 45) while the older ones are more apt to back Trump (54% to 39% among those age 45 or older).
  5. Whites mostly support Trump (55% to 34%), while non-whites favor Clinton by a nearly 4-to-1 margin (71% to 18%).
  6. Most college grads back Clinton while those without degrees mostly support Trump, and that divide deepens among white voters.
  7. Whites who do not hold college degrees support Trump by an almost 3-to-1 margin (68% to 24%) while whites who do have college degrees split 49% for Clinton to 36% for Trump and 11% for Johnson.

The Profile:

Trump: White males, married or unmarried males, older, non-college educated.

Clinton: Non-white, females and esp unmarried females, younger, college educated.

About Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than fifty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.